The Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC) is the official journal of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC). This open access, peer-reviewed journal not only serves as the global voice of the society, but also a targeted outlet for the publication of original research articles, literature reviews, position papers and discussion on all aspects of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy–from basic research to clinical application.Today, more than ever before, the tremendous excitement in the field and the increased momentum brought about by the latest approvals of immunotherapy-based treatments in various cancer types has shown the clear need for JITC, an outlet devoted to and created by today's leaders in the field.
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The Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (JITC) increased its impact factor to 8.676 on June 20, 2019. JITC’s impact factor places JITC in the top 3 percent of all fully open access oncology journals and ranks it in the top 8 percent of all journals published in the categories of oncology and immunology.
Published in the annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR), the latest JITC impact factor is a calculation determined on the number of 2018 citations accumulated for JITC manuscripts published in 2016 and 2017. Other journal metrics for JITC may be found on the journal website.
JITC is indexed in six major indexing sources, including PubMed, PubMed Central, MEDLINE, the Directory of Open Access journals, Scopus, and Clarivate Analytics' Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE). The SCIE is part of the robust Web and Science collection, the world’s largest compilation of research data, books, journals, proceedings, publications and patents. Learn more by reviewing these frequently asked questions.
As a way to thank the SITC members who work tirelessly to advance the science and improve the lives of cancer patients, SITC will provide members with a 60 percent discount on processing fees for all JITC articles submitted and accepted in 2019. To take advantage of this SITC member benefit, authors must contact JITC Managing Editor Andrea Kunz at JITCEditor@sitcancer.org or (414) 271-2456 prior to submission to obtain a discount code and instructions.
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Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression in metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) correlates with a worse prognosis, but whether it also predicts responsiveness to anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapy remains unclear. Most studies of PD-L1 are limited by evaluation in primary rather than metastatic sites, and in biopsy samples, which may not be representative. These limitations may be overcome with immuno–positron emission tomography (iPET), an emerging tool allowing the detection of cell surface proteins with radiolabeled antibodies. Here, we report iPET studies of PD-L1 in a preclinical tumorgraft model of clear cell RCC (ccRCC) from a patient who had a favorable response to anti-PD-1 therapy.
Efficient identification of neoantigen-specific T-cell responses in epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) remains a challenge. Existing investigations of spontaneous T-cell response to tumor neoepitope in EOC have taken the approach of comprehensive screening all neoantigen candidates, with a validation rate of 0.5–2%.
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