BJN Call for Papers: Special Issue on Nutrition and Cancer

Published online: 5 December 2017


British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) seeks original manuscripts for a Special Issue on “Nutrition and Cancer” scheduled to appear in Spring 2019.

Editors:  Dr Rachel Thompson, World Cancer Research Fund International
               Professor Graham Burdge, University of Southampton

There is robust evidence that diet and lifestyle have a substantial impact on the risk of cancer; about one third of the 13 most common cancers in the UK could be prevented through improved diet, physical activity and body weight (World Cancer Research Fund). Moreover, there is accumulating evidence that nutrition influences the wellbeing of cancer survivors.

All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and will be expected to meet the usual standards required for publication in the British Journal of Nutrition.  Please submit your manuscript at and indicate that it is intended for inclusion in the Special Issue. Instructions for Authors can be found at Please send informal enquiries to the Editors via

Please note that pre-submission enquiries are not required.

Deadline: 29 June 2018