Aims and scope

Journal of Radiation Oncologyis 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.

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.


Journal of Radiation Oncologyis 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.