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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

July-September 2017| Vol 4| Issue 3

Guest Editorial

Retinoblastoma: Making a difference together

This special issue of APJON shines a spotlight on a curable pediatric cancer called RB. RB is the most common primary eye cancer in children and affects approximately 8000 children worldwide. There ar...


Management of retinoblastoma in Zambia

The Cancer Diseases Hospital(CDH), which was opened in 2006, is Zambia's only oncology referral health facility offering health services for oncology, including pediatric oncology. It is Zambia&#...


Influence of socioeconomic and cultural factors on retinoblastoma management

Retinoblastoma(RB) is the most common intraocular malignancy of childhood. It contributes to 4% of all pediatric cancers.[1] The incidence of RB is 1 in 15,000–18,000 live births.[2] Accord...

Original Article

Psychosocial factors influencing parental decision to allow or refuse potentially lifesaving enucleation in children with retinoblastoma

Objective: Retinoblastoma is the most common malignancy of the eye and ocular adnexa in the Philippines. It is curable when treated early, but delay in enucleation is common due to the parental...

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, Exlibris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet

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

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility though open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
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