Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2021Print Special Issue Flyer (18)
PhD, Department of Oncology, Petz Aladár Hospital, Győr, Hungary
Interests: Infections and malignancies of the urinary tract, Diagnosis of “fever of unknown origin”, Oncologic emergencies, Pain relief for cancer patients
Please let me invite you to contribute to the preparation and later to favour a mindful lecture of this speciel issue of the Journal of Men’s Health dedicated to metastatic prostate cancer.
Although being a leading cause of cancer death, metastatic prostate cancer, compared to other cancer types, is any longer necesserily a life threatening condition. Thanks to recent pharmaceutical developments, several lines of anti-hormonal and cytostatic treatments may provide long years of disease control.
We would like to focus in this special issue to the diagnostic challenges, to the proper use of innovative therapies and to the patients’ perspectives open with the improved prognosis. Differentiating between localised and generalised disease remains problematic even with the best imaging techniques. Sequencing and maintenance of novel drugs are being debated. The men’s own evaluation of the quality of their prolonged life is maybe not enough taken into account.
This special issue offers an opportunity to address the following but other topics:
- Diagnosis and treatment of oligometastatic disease
- Diagnosis and treatment of micrometastatic disease
- Diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrin cancer of the prostate
- Optimal selection of systemic therapies
- Optimal maintenance of second line antiandrogenic therapies
- Optimal comedication of androgen synthesis inhibitors
- Optimal dosing of bisphosphonates
- Quality of life of patients with metastatic prostate cancer
As many questions that can not be answered by referring exclusively on clinical trials, allowing therefore a considerable role to journals with smaller impact like the Journal of Men’s Health. Your contribution is welcome in form of original article, case report, commentary and review.
Let’s share our experience to the better care of the patients of all of us.
Prostate cancer, Metastatic prostate cancer, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Quality of life, Oligometastatic disease, Micrometastatic disease, Androgen synthesis inhibitors, Second line antiandrogenic therapies, Bisphosphonates
Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed by experts in the field. Rapid peer review and prompt editorial decisions will ensure that quality manuscripts are published on time. The manuscript has not already been published or submitted elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). If similar work has been published or submitted elsewhere, you must provide a copy of the submitted manuscript. You may not submit your manuscript elsewhere while it is under consideration at the Journal of Men's Health. All manuscripts undergo thorough double-blind peer-review. To check the suitability of the special issue for publishing your manuscript, please read the journal's aims and scope and read or download the guide for authors. You may also send a brief abstract of your work (about 100 words) to the Editorial Office at firstname.lastname@example.org. A guide for authors and other relevant information for manuscript submission is available on the Instructions for Authors page.
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All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Men's Health are assessed according to the journal standard editorial criteria. If accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge of 900 USD applies.
The journal typically offers a 30% discount to submissions with good quality invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE), Editorial Board Member and Reviewer Board Member.
Type of Articles: Original Research, Review, Mini-Review, Systematic Review, Short Communication, Case Report, Letter to the Editor, Commentary, Rapid Report, Meeting Report, News and Views
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