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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. The journal is now indexed in Scopus, PubMed, SCIE, and SSCI.

APJON is a Bimonthly 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

September-October 2021| Vol 8| Issue 5


News Update on the Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing

I am very delighted to provide you with an update on the Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing (APJON). APJON Received its First Impact Factor in 2021 and will Develop Further in 2022[/TA...


Nursing Management of Cancer Cachexia: A New Frontier

Cancer cachexia is a harmful metabolic disorder associated with a malignant tumor, and the key to diagnosis is progressive weight loss.[1] The benefits of available pharmacological interventions are...

Review Article

Adipose Tissue and Cancer Cachexia: What Nurses Need to Know

The purpose of this article is to discuss the different types of adipose tissue involved in cachexia and describe their role in contributing to increased energy expenditure and negative energy balan...

Review Article

The Psychosocial Components of Multimodal Interventions Offered to People with Cancer Cachexia: A Scoping Review

The supportive care of people with cancer cachexia is a rapidly evolving field. In the past decade, multimodal treatments have been developed and new multidisciplinary cachexia clinics have been est...

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), Current Contents/Clinical Medicine , EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, PubMed Central, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index

Impact Factor as reported in the 2020 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2021): 2.509

APJON Features

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact with wider visibility
  • Prompt review
  • Driven by international, well-known nursing experts
  • APJON is indexed in Scopus, PubMed, SCIE and SSCI
  • APJON supports "Publish Ahead of Print"
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