Recent Patents on Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery publishes review and research articles that reflect or deal with studies in relation to a patent, application of reported patents in a study, discussion of comparison of results regarding application of a given patent, etc., and also guest edited thematic issues on recent patents in the field of anti-cancer drug discovery e.g. on novel bioactive compounds, analogs, targets & predictive biomarkers & drug efficacy biomarkers. The journal also publishes book reviews of eBooks and books on anti-cancer drug discovery. A selection of important and recent patents on anti-cancer drug discovery is also included in the journal. The journal is essential reading for all researchers involved in anti-cancer drug design and discovery. The journal also covers recent research (where patents have been registered) in fast emerging therapeutic areas/targets & therapeutic agents related to anti-cancer drug discovery.