Current best practices and rationalistic perspectives in causation-based prevention, early detection and multidisciplinary treatment of breast and gastric cancer

CONTACT:

Gastric Breast Cancer Editorial Office, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, 45110, Greece
Tel: +30 26510 97423, +30 697432369 (mobile)
Fax: +30 26510 97094
E-mail.: droukos@cc.uoi.gr, info@gastricbreastcancer.com

THE BEGINNING
The idea for the development of this Website was based on the need and right of all interested individuals (medical professionals, researchers) to ON-LINE, FREE access to high-quality (science-based, accurate) medical information. This site was created in March 2002 by Dr. Dimitrios Roukos at Ioannina University Medical School. The initial title was Gastric Cancer Network Center at URL: www.gastriccancer.net ).



OBJECTIVES
To save time for medical professionals and researchers, GBC provides secondary-research concise full-text articles in all areas of breast cancer and gastric cancer. We screen high-impact Journals, including NEJM, CA-Cancer J Clin, JNCI, Lancet, Gastroenterology …, Nature group, Science,…, and provide sharp, concise, critical comments on the latest most relevant developments in breast cancer and gastric cancer including H. pylori.
Special emphasis is given on:
  • Causation-based (chemo) prevention
  • Tumor stage-oriented treatment, from minimally invasive techniques to aggressive multi-modality anticancer therapeutics.
    Publication will be available on the World Wide Web.

MISSION
GBC's mission, as a non-profit International Greek Organization, is to provide free access to information about best practices in breast cancer and gastric cancer prevention, early detection, and multidisciplinary treatment in an effort to support the goals of reducing cancer incidence and mortality rates and improving quality of life for people living with these cancer types. The site also serves as a vehicle for continuing professional education.

SUPPORT
University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

CONTENT
Gastric Breast Cancer covers a wide spectrum of stomach cancer and breast cancer from cancer genetics/environmental risk factors/risk-prediction/and pathway-based chemo-
prevention to minimally invasive procedures and multidisciplinary management.
GBC focus on potential clinical integration of the latest most relevant basic and clinical research (perspectives).
Scientific meetings, and web reports are also provided.



SECONDARY RESEARCH
GBC contains the following types of secondary-research articles:
  • Perspectives
  • Editorials
  • Commentaries
  • News & Views
  • Mini-reviews


RANKING IN THE WORLD WIDE WEB

Ranking 1 or Top 10 in all relevant search engines (key words: gastric +/- breast cancer)
commercial: Google, Yahoo, MSN, Excite…) and non-profit academic (HONcode, [Geneva Univ.] Omni.ac.uk, [Nottingham Univ., UK).



DYNAMIC
GBC's dynamic towards an international leading Website is reflected by a dramatically increasing number of GBC-members.

GOAL
Gastric Breast Cancer goal, as an international e-Journal, is to evaluate possible changes in the current management of gastric cancer and breast cancer that may result in reducing incidence and improving both survival and quality of Life.


TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Technical support is provided by the Unit of Medical Technology and Intelligent Information Systems at Ioannina University, Greece.

 Online ISSN : 1109 - 7647
   Print ISSN : 1109 - 7655

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last update: 22 May 2003