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Special Issue Title: Rare Gynecological Malignancies

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· Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor

Prof. Aristotelis Bamias

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens


Interests: GU and GYN Cancers

Dr. Michalis Liontos

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens


Interests: GU and GYN Cancers

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Gynecological cancers are characterized by rare entities more frequently than any other system. For example, all epithelial and non-epithelial neoplasms of the ovary are designated as rare cancers, with the exception of High Grade Serous carcinomas. Analogously, rare carcinomas are encountered among uterine and cervical carcinomas. The management of these neoplasms is affected by their rarity. Clinical trials investigating therapeutic modalities for these cances are seldom and frequently clinical decisions are based on retrospective data, small non-randomized trials or experts‘ opinion. However, data arising from the molecular analysis of these tumours have offered novel insights in their pathogenesis and new therapeutic opportunities. In addition, many european countries organize centres of excellence in order to provide optimal care for the patients with rare gynecological malignancies. Under this perspective, the scope of this special issue is to comprehensively present novel data regarding rare gynecological cancers and to disseminate experts‘ opinions that could assist in the appropriate managemen of these patients.

Prof. Aristotelis Bamias and Dr. Michalis Liontos

Guest Editors


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at https://ejgo.imrpress.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by IMR Press.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $1250. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.


Rare Cancers; Ovarian Cancer; Cervical Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Biomarkers

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