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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 2018| Vol 5| Issue 1

Guest Editorial

Palliative Care: Opportunities for Nursing

Although the art of palliative and end-of-life care has been practiced since the ancient times, the science only begun its formal developments through the efforts of Dame Cicely Saunders, who, as a ...


Nursing and the future of palliative care

Nurses represent the largest group of health-care professionals in the United States of America. Currently, 3.6 million nurses are positioned to contribute to the provision of holistic person-center...


Empowering nurses through end-of-life nursing education in Asia: Nurses as advocates for patients' dignity

No other health-care professional spends more time with patients at the end-of-life stage than the nurse, who is responsible for assessing and supporting patients' physical, psychological, social,...


The status of palliative care in the Asia-Pacific Region

Sadly, palliative care remains seriously underdeveloped globally.[1],[2] To set out something of the scale of unmet needs, it is estimated that 45% of the 56.2 million people who died in 2015 wo...

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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