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Aims and scope
BMJ Oncology is a new BMJ journal that aims to optimise cancer patient care and improve outcomes. An open access, online format supports the global reach and impact of BMJ Oncology content. The journal invites oncology experts to submit high-quality original research and review papers. Publishing consideration will be extended to papers that provide sound science across the broad spectrum of cancer research, investigation, treatment and practice. BMJ Oncology aims to improve cancer outcomes by:
- Publishing a broad range of peer-reviewed articles that provide significant clinical, scientific and educational value
- Reaching a wide international audience through BMJ’s global recognition and clinical following
- Facilitating a close interaction between basic, translational and clinical sciences through publication and by fostering interdisciplinary research
- Provoking scientific debate and discussion
- Encouraging researchers, clinicians, patients and the public to engage with the journal content and contribute through social media and multimedia
BMJ Oncology is wholly owned by BMJ.
Continuous online publication
Peer Review Model
Single anonymised; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
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