• Pedro Romero, Ludwig Center for Cancer Research

Section Editors

  • Lisa H Butterfield, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bernard Fox, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute
  • Thomas F Gajewski, University of Chicago
  • F Stephen Hodi, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Cornelis J Melief, Leiden University Medical Centre
  • Walter J Urba, Earle A. Chiles Research Institute

Society affiliations


Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer is the official journal of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Free publication for society members

As a way to say thank you to the dedicated Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) members who tirelessly work to advance the science and ultimately to improve the lives of patients with cancer, the Society is pleased to offer its members waived article processing charges for manuscripts accepted before the end of 2014.

For more information please email info@sitcancer.org or call +414-271-2456.

SITC Best Paper Awards

Two $1,000 USD awards will be given for the JITC Best Clinical Application Paper and the JITC Best Basic Science Paper published in JITC. For more information please visit http://www.sitcancer.org/journal


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Aims & scope

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer is an open access, peer reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, from basic research through to clinical applications.

The journal welcomes submissions in the following areas and other related topics:

Basic Tumor Immunology

Tumor antigens, innate and adaptive anti-tumor immune mechanisms, immune regulation, immune response, cancer and inflammation, preclinical models, chemotherapy and radiotherapy interactions with the anti-tumor immune response, oncolytic viruses

Case Reports

Reporting unusual or unexpected clinical cases that expand the field of general medical knowledge

Clinical/Translational Cancer Immunotherapy

First-in-man clinical trials, phase II/III clinical studies, immune monitoring investigations, tumor microenvironment, host genetics and clinical outcome, combintaion therapies, cell therapies, updates on clinical trials

Immunotherapy Biomarkers

Predictive/prognostic biomarker studies, gene expression studies in cancer immunotherapy, serological immune biomarkers, multiparameter flow cytometry-defined immune biomarkers, high content immunohistological studies


Triggering discussion on hot topics and innovative concepts

About SITC

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit society of medical professionals that was established in 1984 to exchange, encourage and promote information about the promise and breakthroughs of biological therapies, including immunotherapy, for patients with cancer. SITC is the world's leading member society of medical professionals dedicated to advancing cancer immunotherapy through its initiatives, educational sessions, and collaborative endeavors. The society has become THE forum for innovative discussions in the field.

Society members include nearly 600 influential leaders and scientists engaged in tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, including academicians, senior researchers, clinicians, students, government representatives, and industry leaders from around the world. SITC's members represent 17 medical specialties and are engaged in research and treatment of at least a dozen types of cancer.

SITC Mission

It is the mission of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer to improve cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science, development and application of immunotherapy through our core values of interaction/integration, innovation, translation and leadership in the field.

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ISSN: 2051-1426