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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 peer-reviewed, open access journal that does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts. The journal is now indexed in CINAHL, PubMed, PubMed Central, and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

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.

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Current Issue

January-March 2020| Vol 7| Issue 1


Welcome Message from the New Editor-in-Chief

On behalf of the editorial board of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing (APJON), our authors, readers, and reviewers, I would like to extend my deep appreciation to Dr. Judith Johnson, the fo...


Improving the Care of Adult Cancer Survivors

Internationally, there are growing numbers of cancer survivors. Survivors report a range of persistent symptoms and unmet needs, which are quite consistent, internationally. Current models of post-t...

Review Article

Cancer Screening and Prevention in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Community and Asian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Members

Participation in cancer screening and prevention (cessation of or reduction in modifiable health risk behaviors) are the most effective methods of reducing cancer morbidity and mortality. Some membe...

Original Article

A Mixed-Method Study Examining Cancer Screening Uptake among South Asian Ethnic Minorities in Hong Kong

Objective: Utilization of cancer screening is an effective means of cancer prevention. However, South Asian ethnic minorities in Western countries are reported to face barriers in cancer scre...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, Emerging Sources Citation Index, PubMed Central, SCOPUS, Web of Science

APJON Features

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
  • Driven by international, well-known nursing experts
  • An open access journal, without article processing fee
  • APJON supports "Publish Ahead of Print"
  • APJON is indexed in Scopus, PubMed, and ESCI
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