When we talk about cancer, the death of millions of people is related to the topic. A lot of people in the world have limited information about cancer. This means that they do not have the knowledge of prevention diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This is where the journal, Oncotarget, comes in. It can be described as a peer-reviewed journal that has a world-class quality. As a major key concern, the journal deals with Oncology (the scientific study of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer) Oncotarget fills in the gap of inefficient information about cancer. It is an open journal that every single person in the world has access to. The journal has over the years been a vital part in the fight to eliminate cancer in the world because the provision of the correct information to the less informed is the first step to preventing and managing cancer. Andrei V. Gudkov and Mikhail Blagosklonny are the editors of this journal. Download output styles at

The popularity that Oncotarget has gained over the years can be attributed to the fact that it emphasizes on covering all the important aspects concerning cancer. This ranges from detailed information to overall summarized information. Some important aspects covered by this journal include the likely targets of therapy, the protocols of treatment that improve the patients’ management and the curative grounds of cancer. As if this is not enough, the journal digs deep and makes efforts to involve the management programs and protocols on the patients’ view such as quality of life, adherence, and satisfaction not forgetting the impact of new therapeutic agents

Oncotarget maintains its key goal of providing efficient and quality information to the public. Due to this goal, the Journal has chosen to work with the highest ranked scientific indexes and archives. The weekly publications of this Journal have recently been increased to two issues every week. Learn more about Oncotarget at Research Gate.

Consequently, this has also accelerated the indexing processes speed. Indexes and page numbers show on PubMed permanently after assignment. To actively contribute to the research world in general, Oncotarget includes other scientific areas that that are not necessarily about oncology. Such areas of interest include Microbiology, Chromosomes, Immunology, Autophathy, Pathology just to mention but a few.


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