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The Cureus Journal of Medical Science presents a publishing competition

Radiation Therapy as a Modality to Create Abscopal Effects: Current and Future Practices

Peer Review Panel

All article submissions will undergo an independent pre-publication peer review conducted by a world-class team of experts.

Mark A. Hallman

Mark A. Hallman

M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor | Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Ricky Sharma

Ricky Sharma

M.D. | Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiation Oncology, University College London, London, GBR
Karen J. Kirkby

Karen J. Kirkby

Ph.D., Professor | Radiation Oncology

Cancer Sciences, University of Manchester / Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, GBR
Heinz Schmidberger

Heinz Schmidberger

M.D., Professor | Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, DEU
Chandan Guha

Chandan Guha

Ph.D., Professor | Radiation Oncology

Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Sandra Demaria

Sandra Demaria

M.D., Professor | Pathology

Radiation Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Ralph R. Weichselbaum

Ralph R. Weichselbaum

M.D. | Radiation Oncology

University of Chicago, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Ralph Vatner

Ralph Vatner

M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor | Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's, Cincinnati, OH, USA
John Perentesis

John Perentesis

M.D., Professor | Radiation Oncology

Division of Oncology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Mary  Barcellos-Hoff

Mary Barcellos-Hoff

Ph.D., Professor | Radiation Oncology

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Competition Entries

Competition entries will appear below as they are published. Keep checking back for published articles!

Requirements

Competition entry and article submission is entirely free. All submitted work must be previously unpublished. Eligible entries include original articles, case reports/series, review articles and technical reports.

All articles must be submitted and formatted via the template-driven, self-publishing Cureus platform. Authors are encouraged to include supporting animations and videos within their article submissions. Reference limits vary by article type. For additional information on publishing with Cureus, please refer to our Author Guide.

Other Stipulations

  • All clinical studies must be compliant with applicable regulatory, ethics / IRB, and other rules governing protection of human subjects.
  • All non-clinical studies must be compliant with applicable AAUC, AAALAC, and other related regulations.
  • This program is not intended to promote or otherwise encourage unapproved, un-cleared use of products or any product for unapproved new use.
  • This program in no way promotes or purports to encourage any research that is not in compliance with any local, federal, or other applicable governing laws

Statement of Independence

  • Cureus Publishing Competitions are intended to encourage medical discovery and document clinical experiences – be they positive, negative, or neutral – and foster broader educational outreach through Open Access publication that is free to both authors and readers.
  • Article submissions must adhere to the described “call for articles” and are open to any and all related manufacturer or vendor technologies.
  • As a firewall to ensure objective and credible science, article selection, editorial review, peer review and publication are strictly independent of the sponsoring company.
  • Winning articles are determined exclusively via peer review panel and community crowdsourced scoring. Neither the sponsoring company, nor Cureus, can determine the competition outcome.
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Key Dates

  • Tuesday, September 11, 2018 – Competition begins; articles may now be submitted.
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018 – Article submission deadline @ 5:00 pm PT
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2018 – Peer review of all eligible articles concludes @ 5:00 pm PT.
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 – Crowdsourced scoring (SIQ) complete @ 5:00 pm PT.
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 – Winning articles announced