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About the journal
Aims and Scope

Cancer Screening and Prevention (CSP) is the official journal of the National Clinical Research Center for Digestive Diseases (Shanghai). CSP is owned by Changhai Hospital, The PLA Naval Medical University and published by Xia & He Publishing Inc. It publishes high-quality research and review articles related to cancer screening and prevention, including but not limited to, the study on epidemiology, screening, early diagnosis, prevention, biomarkers, novel devices and technologies related to various cancers, especially gastrointestinal cancers. It publishes original articles, reviews, short communications, editorials, and letters.

Open Access

Cancer Screening and Prevention (CSP) adopts open access publishing model, and all articles are distributed under the terms of the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/). Under this license, anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse these articles for non-commercial purposes, provided the original work is properly cited. Manuscripts submitted for publication in an open access journal are subject to the same rigorous peer-review and quality control as in scholarly subscription journals.

CSP recognizes the distinct advantages of using an open access publication model to timely disseminate innovative and important research findings. Unrestricted free access to our publications is anticipated to foster intellectual discourse across geographic and disciplinary boundaries. To support the success of our open access approach, we ensure the integrity and high quality of research published in our journal by practicing a rigorous peer review process and by following strict guidelines for ethics in publication and in conduct of the scientific process.

Publication Criteria

All manuscripts submitted to CSP must meet the following criteria for publication:

  • Topics with timely relevance to the general field or specialties in basic and clinical medicine;
  • A must-have section of “hypothesis/ future direction/ prospect/ prediction” included for all research and review articles;
  • Results and findings that have not been previously published elsewhere;
  • Research performed with adherence to accepted global standards for ethics in the scientific process;
  • Ethical reporting of data to protect the rights and privacy of study participants;
  • Appropriate statistical analyses, with sufficient descriptions of all statistical methods used;
  • Conclusions supported by the data presented;
  • All funding sources and their roles cited;
  • For clinical trials, the registration number cited;
  • Manuscript written in standard American (US) English and formatted according to the journal-specific guidelines;
  • No instances of textual plagiarism, including ‘text recycling/self-plagiarism”.
Publishing Schedule
CSP currently publishes 4 issues a year, in March, June, September and December.
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Revenue Sources

CSP adopts the open access publishing model. CSP is mostly financially supported by the National Clinical Research Center for Digestive Diseases (Shanghai), with limited revenue of article processing charges (APC) from authors or their institutions,permissions and reprints.

Ownership
CSP is the official journal of the National Clinical Research Center for Digestive Diseases (Shanghai), owned by Changhai Hospital, The PLA Naval Medical University and published by Xia & He Publishing Inc.
Contact us
Editorial Office

Managing Editor: Lisa Chen
Postal Address: 14090 Southwest Freeway, Suite 300, Sugar Land, Texas 77478, USA

Publisher 

Xia & He Publishing Inc.
Tel: +1-409-420-2868 

US Office
Xia & He Publishing Inc.
Address: 14090 Southwest Freeway, Suite 300, Sugar Land, Texas 77478, USA

China Office
Address: Room 512, Building B1, Bio-innovation Park, No. 666 High-tech Road, East Lake High-tech Development Zone, Wuhan, China