The goal of this new section in the BJMO is to provide a snapshot of pivotal studies published in recent issues of the most important international journals focusing on oncology. Importantly, the selection of the studies discussed here is the sole responsibility of the publisher and was not influenced by third parties. Do you miss an important study, or did you read a hidden jewel that deserves to be shared with your colleagues? Please let us know ( and we will make sure to include it in the journal scan section of the next BJMO issue.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2020;14(2):80–3)