This journal presents research that aims to improve current cancer education techniques and solve current problems that exist in educating patients, and strengthening existing programs. The Journal of Cancer Education serves as the ideal source to educate physicians, dentists, nurses, students, social workers as well as other allied health professionals, patients, and the general public in various aspects of cancer education techniques and current problems.

International in scope, the journal features a varied editorial board made up of MDs and PhDs working in the field, who see the importance of disseminating information about improving cancer education worldwide.

  • Aims to improve current cancer education techniques and solve current problems that exist in educating patients, and strengthening existing programs
  • Serves as the ideal source to educate physicians, dentists, nurses, students, social workers, and other allied health professionals, patients, as well as the general public
  • Features a varied editorial board made up of MDs and PhDs working in the field
  • 96% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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  • Maria Bishop
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2.037 (2020)
Impact factor
2.147 (2020)
Five year impact factor
38 days
Submission to first decision
146 days
Submission to acceptance
249,124 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1543-0154
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0885-8195
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