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Journal of Radiation Oncology

Journal of Radiation Oncology

Editor-in-Chief: J.J. Lu; B.S. Teh; L.W. Brady

ISSN: 1948-7894 (print version)
ISSN: 1948-7908 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13566

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An international, interdisciplinary journal on management of cancer using radiation therapy

  • Presents clinical research on a range of topics on management of cancer using radiation therapy
  • Publishes experimental work in radiobiology, tumor biology, radiation treatment planning and more
  • Covers related topics including palliative treatment, chemotherapy and surgery
  • Official journal of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO)

Journal of Radiation Oncology is an international interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research, clinical investigations, review articles, editorial comments, and other scientific articles relating to radiation oncology. It aims to be a forum for collaboration and knowledge exchange in the management of cancer using radiation therapy.

Journal of Radiation Oncology is the official journal of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).

ACRO members: please access the journal via your ACRO portal http://www.acro.org/members2/ and login with your member login.


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Related subjects » Cancer Research - Oncology & Hematology - Radiology - Surgery

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     Journal of Radiation Oncology is an international interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research, clinical investigations, review articles, editorial comments, and other scientific articles relating to radiation oncology.  It aims to be a forum for collaboration and knowledge exchange in the management of cancer using radiation therapy.
    Journal of Radiation Oncology is the official journal of the Americal College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).

    The scope of the journal includes: clinical research into any form of radiotherapy including but not limited to external beam irradiation, brachytherapy, particle radiation therapy, intraoperative radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy, as well as experimental work in radiobiology, tumor biology, radiation physics, dosimetry, and radiation treatment planning.

    Research or review papers of high quality that provide new knowledge on patient care and technological developments are particularly welcomed. Papers on topics associated with radiation oncology, including palliative treatment, quality-of-life issues, chemotherapy, and surgery, are also published.

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    Journal of Radiation Oncology is of interest to radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, medical dosimetrists, radiation physicists, radiation biologists, radiation therapists, oncology nurses, palliative care specialists, and radiologists, as well as others interested in the management of cancer.

     

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