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Special Issue "Targeting Angiogenesis and the Immune System in Cancer: Current Challenges"

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "Immunology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 November 2019

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Vito Racanelli

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Unit of Internal Medicine and Clinical Oncology, University of Bari Medical School, Bari, Italy
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Interests: internal medicine; oncology; immunology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to invite you to contribute to the upcoming Special Issue of the Journal of Clinical Medicine devoted to “Targeting Angiogenesis and the Immune System in Cancer: Current Challenges”. The intent of this issue is to provide up-to-date knowledge on the crucial mechanisms promoting angiogenesis and mediating immunosuppression during cancer development and progression. As is now well known, tumors grow and evolve through a constant crosstalk with the surrounding microenvironment, and emerging evidence indicates that angiogenesis and immunosuppression frequently occur simultaneously in response to this crosstalk. Accordingly, strategies combining anti-angiogenic therapy and immunotherapy seem to have the potential to tip the balance of the tumor microenvironment and improve treatment response.

Original research papers describing complete investigations, brief communications reporting timely and significant results, and review articles highlighting recent findings are welcome. All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed according to standard journal procedures and policies.

I do hope that you will be able to accept this invitation and contribute to the success of this Special Issue.

Thank you for considering this invitation.


Prof. Dr. Vito Racanelli
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.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 single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Clinical Medicine is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Angiogenesis
  • Immunosuppression
  • Immune escape
  • Tumor progression
  • Cancer therapy

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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