Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing (APJON, ISSN 2347-5625, eISSN 2349-6673) is the official journal of Asian Oncology Nursing Society.
APJON is a quarterly issue which addresses different spectrums in relation to oncology nursing for cancer patients--prevention, screening and early detection, geriatric and pediatric cancer nursing, medical and surgical oncology, ambulatory care, nutritional support, cancer related psychosocial issues and support, management of cancer symptom and side effects caused by different types of cancer treatment, palliative care and end of life care, long term survivorship and other issues and care related to cancer patients, especially nursing innovations and the research findings in these areas.
The journal covers different and up-to-date information which is divided into AONS news, editorial, review, original article, case report, letter to editor, short report, technical notes, nurse education, etc. In particular, APJON will serve as a platform for all oncology nurses from Asia Pacific region to share information in each field of oncology nursing.
APJON is now on the ISNCC feed list. All APJON articles are on Sosido. In other words, ISNCC member articles published in APJON will be shown in Sosido online communication platform for the ISNCC individual members. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.
April-June 2016| Vol 3| Issue 2
Special issue on the impact of cancer on patients and their families
Dr. Levesque is a Senior Online Instructor at Monash University, and Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales, where she collaborates with the Psycho-Oncology Research Group, Centre for On...
Cancer care and the role of psychosocial oncology: Where are we and where are we going?
Cancer care is an evolving specialty, and nurses have been pivotal in that evolution. Often with the closest relationship with the patient, privy to the details of their anxieties, and personal journe...
Raising the awareness of undergraduate nurses to the psychosocial impact of living with cancer: A consumer engagement in teaching initiative
This article reflects on the development and implementation of a consumer engagement in teaching initiative by the authors. The authors highlight the challenges of engaging undergraduate nursing stude...
A review on cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of psychosocial care in cancer patients
Several psychosocial care interventions have been found effective in improving psychosocial outcomes in cancer patients. At present, there is increasingly being asked for information on the value for ...
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
British Library, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet, Kudos
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index
Features of Manuscript Management System
- Online submission
- Wider visibility though open access
- Higher impact with wider visibility
- Prompt review