Skip Navigation LinksHome > About the Journal

About the Journal

The Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, the official publication of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathologythe Australian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, the Society of Canadian Colposcopists, the International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy, Asociación Española de Patología Cervical y Colposcopia, and  the International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease, is the source for the latest science in the field of diagnosis, etiology, and the therapy of pathologic conditions of the cervix, vagina, vulva, and anus.  The Journal is a peer-reviewed publication for the exchange of information among interested health care providers from many different disciplines including pathology, cytology, cytogenetics, gynecologic oncology, endocrinology, preventive medicine, basic science, and clinical medicine. 

New basic science section: For this section, we are interested in quality manuscripts on the biologic research of disease processes in the lower genital tract, as well as basic and translational research on the prevention of these diseases.  We encourage submission on laboratory investigations, in-vitro and ex-vivo models, animal models, and pilot data in humans.  The range of topics of interest is very broad and may include human papillomavirus biology, genital tract physiology, bioactivity of a new agent for prevention or treatment of lower genital tract disease, epidemiology, molecular markers/genotyping and other basic research issues.

Features include:

  • original, peer-reviewed articles
  • book reviews
  • case reports
  • review articles
  • basic science
  • instructional cases with photographs
  • descriptions of technique/technology
  • abstracts from meetings

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

Senior Publisher
Desirée de Myer

Advertising Sales Representative
Bethann H. Sands

Production Editor
Jessica Heise

Senior Production Associate
Lisa Folden Bowling

Marketing Manager
Robert O’Malley

Translation, Rights & Licensing
Silvia Serra

LWW Business Offices
333 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646-674-6300

Herschel W. Lawson, MD
Phone: 404-272-9696

Journal Administrative Coordinator
Sandra F. Smith
Phone: 608-669-1260

Society Offices
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
1530 Tilco Drive, Suite C
Frederick, MD 21704 
Phone: 800-787-7227 (toll-free)
Fax: 240-575-9880