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  About AONS

Established in 2013, Asian Oncology Nursing Society (AONS) is a young and vibrant society. It aims to contribute to cancer nursing in the Asian region through leadership development, promoting evidence-based practice, and collaborative efforts to advance clinical practice, education and research. So far, AONS has nine associations as full members from various parts of Asia (China, India, Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand), and it welcomes other oncology nursing societies from Asia to join our family as full members. Oncology nurses and others interested in the purposes of the Society are also most welcome to join as individual members.

  About APJON

Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing (APJON, ISSN 2347-5625, eISSN 2349-6673) is the official journal of AONS. 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.

The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs. APJON is now on the ISNCC feed list, and all APJON articles are on Sosido.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

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

Emerging Sources Citation Index,

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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

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  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Oncology nursing. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

In particular, oncology nurses from Asiapacific region are strongly encouraged to share their achievements, practice and theory development in cancer care via APJON.
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