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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

October-December 2017| Vol 4| Issue 4

Guest Editorial

Oral agents in cancer treatment: Meeting the patients' needs to ensure medication adherence

Over the years, there has been an explosion in the number of available oral agents for cancer treatment. Today, one in four drugs used in cancer treatment can be administered orally. Adherence with or...


Original Article

Medication burden of treatment using oral cancer medications

Objective: With the changes in healthcare, patients with cancer now have to assume greater responsibility for their own care. Oral cancer medications with complex regimens are now a part of can...


Original Article

Prevalence and determinants of adherence to oral adjuvant endocrine therapy among breast cancer patients in Singapore

Objective: The success of oral adjuvant endocrine therapy (OAET) is greatly influenced by patients' level of adherence to treatment. The objective of this study is to measure the prevalence...


Original Article

The effect of structured education to patients receiving oral agents for cancer treatment on medication adherence and self-efficacy

Objective: This study was conducted to examine the effect of structured education on medication adherence and self-efficacy through the use of the MASCC Oral Agent Teaching Tool (MOATT) for pat...


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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