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.
April-June 2017| Vol 4| Issue 2
The various roles of oncology nurse specialists: An international perspective
Ilana Kadmon, PhD, RN was for many years a nurse specialist in Breast Cancer at Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. From 2016, she started the role of a nurse academic consultant at the nurs...
Transforming cancer survivorship care: An australian experience
The number of cancer survivors is increasing, worldwide. In Australia, the number of people with a personal history of cancer now exceeds one million (over 4% of the country's popu...
The advancement of nurses is the advancement of medicine: A personal experience from Israel
The number of nurses across the globe acting as advanced practice nurses (APNs) has been and will continue to increase with time. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statis...
Hepatocellular carcinoma: Implications for Asia-Pacific Oncology Nurses
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a prominent malignancy in the Asia-Pacific region. Despite considerable knowledge about it's scope and nature this malignancy remains incurable. This manuscript r...
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, Kudos
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