Breast Cancer Research

(ISSN: 1465-5411,1465-542X)

Mission Statement

Breast Cancer Research is a multidisciplinary journal edited by Bruce Ponder, Lewis Chodosh, Stephen Johnston and an international editorial board. The journal aims to ensure that researchers and clinicians have easy access to the latest research and analysis by publishing articles that explore the biological basis of breast cancer and the clinical application of this knowledge. Clinical studies will usually be phase I and II clinical trials.

Breast Cancer Research offers:

  • Commentaries on contentious issues, recent research findings, and clinical applications
  • In-depth reviews, including multi-author thematic reviews coordinated by leading authorities in the field
  • Peer-reviewed biological and translational research, with open access for all readers
  • Up-to-date reports of international meetings, books and papers recently published in other journals
  • The website is continuously updated, and selected articles also appear in the bimonthly print edition.

Editorial Board

For a listing of the Editorial Board members of Breast Cancer Research click here.

Author Guidelines

For more information on author guidelines click here.

Subscription & Reprint Information

Open Access

All research articles published by Breast Cancer Research are open access, which means they are universally and freely accessible via the Internet and deposited in at least one widely and internationally recognized open access repository (such as PubMed Central). Open access also means that the copyright for research articles rests with the authors. The authors or copyright owners grant any third party the right to use, reproduce, and disseminate the research article. Breast Cancer Research's publisher BioMed Central is committed to maintaining open access for all research articles that it publishes, both retrospectively and prospectively, in all eventualities, including any future changes in ownership. For more information please refer to the BioMed Central Open Access Charter,

Non-research articles

Breast Cancer Research also publishes commentaries, reviews, and reports that are subject to a subscription. Subscription details are available at:


As research articles published in Breast Cancer Research are open access, the authors or copyright owners grant any third party the right to use, reproduce, and disseminate the research article. High-quality reprints are available from the Breast Cancer Research Editorial Office at the above address. Alternatively send an e-mail to

Contact Information

Breast Cancer Research
BioMed Central
236, Grays Inn Road,

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3192 2000
Facsimile: +44 (0)20 3192 2010


While every effort is made by the publishers and Editorial Board to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinion, or statement appear in this publication, they wish to make it clear that the data and opinions appearing in the articles herein are the responsibility of the contributor concerned. Accordingly, the publishers, the Editor and Editorial Board, and their respective employees, officers, and agents accept no liability for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or statement.

Indexing Information

Breast Cancer Research is indexed and/or abstracted by Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Index Medicus/MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index, ISI alerting service, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica.

Journal Information