Medical Writing Medical Writing in Oncology

Volume 21, Issue 1 - Medical Writing in Oncology

March 2012


About the Medical Writing Journal


Oncology and medical writers

President's Message

Message from the President

Feature Articles

The war on cancer – What is the enemy, and are we winning?

Medical writing for cancer trials and submissions

Developing a treatment for ovarian cancer

The evolving landscape of medical education in oncology

Some considerations on the safety evaluation section of clinical study reports for studies with anticancer drugs

Identifying appropriate journals in which to publish original research on vaccines against human infectious diseases

New myths about English

From researcher in Europe to medical writer in India

Imaging techniques in oncology

Is cancer preventable? A literature review

A rising tide: Hospitals and social media

Regular Sections

In the Bookstores

Journal Watch

The Webscout

Manuscript Writing

Regulatory Writing

Good Writing Practice

Out On Our Own

Out On Our Own

Translation Section

Translation Section


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Medical Writing is a quarterly publication that aims to educate and inform medical writers in Europe and beyond. Each issue focuses on a specific theme, and all issues include feature articles and regular columns on topics relevant to the practice of medical writing. We welcome articles providing practical advice to medical writers; guidelines and reviews/summaries/updates of guidelines published elsewhere; original research; opinion pieces; interviews; and review articles.

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Ad-hoc Editors:

  • Amy Whereat (SpeaktheSpeech Consulting, Asnieres sur Seine, France)

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