Focus and Scope

The journal publishes original articles and reviews that cover current achievements in the fields of clinical and experimental oncology as well as practical aspects of diagnosis and comprehensive treatment of malignant tumors. The journal offers insights into actual experience of cancer centers, discusses the current state of oncology research and practice outside Russia, and facilitates experience exchange. The journal also publishes medical news and material on the implementation of scientific discoveries, the most essential theoretical and practical issues, and the history of oncology.

The journal is aimed at a wide range of medical professionals: oncologists, surgeons, general practitioners, and public health officials focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of cancers.

 

Sections

Статьи

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Peer-Review Policy

All articles submitted to the editorial office of a journal shall be reviewed in the manner set forth below.
1. The editorial staff shall establish whether the submission is within the scope of the journal and meets the format criteria. The editorial staff shall then forward it either to the Editor-in-Chief, to the Deputy Editor-in-Chief or to the Executive Editor, who shall decide whether the research results described in the article are valid and important. If the results are deemed valid and important, reviewers shall be determined. All articles shall be reviewed by the Editorial Board and the Editorial Council, as well as by independent reviewers. Independent reviewers must be leading experts in the field and have some publications (not older than three years) on the subject covered in the submitted article. Articles submitted by the Editor-in-Chief shall be reviewed by independent reviewers.
2. The review process is confidential. The editorial staff shall send the author/s copies of the reviews or a rejection letter. The editorial staff shall also send copies of the reviews to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, upon a request from the Ministry.
3. The review process requires 2 months. The editorial staff controls the length of the review process; in some circumstances (upon a reviewer’s request), more time may be given to complete the review.
4. To help produce a comprehensive and unbiased review of an article, Editorial Team has developed Instructions for Reviewers that contain a list of criteria to be assessed. Based on the assessment of the criteria, reviewers shall be asked to determine the status of the article in one of the following ways: (a) accept, (b) accept with revision as suggested by the reviewer, (c) re-review required, or (d) reject.
5. A review suggesting corrections and revisions to the submitted article shall be forwarded by the editorial staff to the author, who will be requested either to prepare a revised version of the article based on the recommendations made by the reviewer or to prove that such corrections and/or revisions are not needed. A revised article shall be sent to the reviewers to be re-reviewed.
6. In cases of irreconcilable differences between the author and reviewer, the Editorial Board reserves the right to send the article to another reviewer. Should a conflict arise, the article shall be sent to a member of the Editorial Board or Editorial Council. The final decision shall rest with the Editor-in-Chief.
7. Authors may be requested to list names of potential reviewers when submitting a publication.
8. Submitted articles may be sent to an expert in medical statistics for an additional review.
9. The author shall be notified of a negative review by email.
10. A positive review does not obligate the journal to publish the submitted article. The final decision shall be made by the Editorial Board based on whether the article presents valid data and is in scope for the journal.
11. Authors may appeal a rejection of their article by the editors. Appeal procedures are described at:
12. Originals of the reviews shall be stored at the editorial office for 5 years.

 

Publication Frequency

Frequency: 6 issues per year

 

Open Access Policy

The publications in the Journal are available to all interested from the moment of publication. So, this journal provides immediate Gold Open Access (in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative) to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Also the editorial board belives that it provides free public access to the results of research and contributes to the advancement of science and medicine.

Free Full-text access to all articles can be observed via several websites (www.journals.eco-vector.com/1028-9984www.elibrary.ru). All accepted articles publish with the Creative Commons International license (CC BY) for more freely distribution and usage worlwide.

 

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Сhief
Aleksandr F. LAZAREV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Altai Branch of the N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Barnaul, Russia)

Deputy Editor-in-Сhief
Yakov N. SHOYKHET – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Intermediate Level Surgery, Head of the Course on Surgery, Faculty of Professional Development and Postgraduate Training, Altai State Medical University (Barnaul, Russia)
(ORCID)

Executive Secretary
Vladimir N. BOGATYREV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Cytology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Scientific Editor
Mark B. BYCHKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Leading Researcher, Department of Chemotherapy, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Mamed D. ALIEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director for Research and Medical Care, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center, Head of the Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Aleksey M. BELYAEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Vasily I. BORISOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Deputy Chief Physician for Chemotherapy, Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology №1 of the Moscow Department of Healthcare (Moscow, Russia)

Evgeny L. CHOYNZONOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Tomsk Cancer Research Institute (Tomsk, Russia)

Mikhail I. DAVYDOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Boris I. DOLGUSHIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director, Research Institute of Clinical Oncology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Shamil’ H. GANTSEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Academy of Sciences of Bashkortostan, Head of the Department of Oncology, Head of the Course on Oncology and Anatomical Pathology, Bashkir State Medical University (Ufa, Russia)

Avgust M. GARIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Researcher, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Chemotherapy, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Zaira G. KADAGIDZE – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Clinical Laboratory Department, Head of the Laboratory of Clinical Immunology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Vladimir V. KLIMACHEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Anatomical Pathology, Altai State Medical University (Barnaul, Russia)
(ORCID)

Boris P. KOPNIN – PhD, Prof., Researcher, Research Institute of Carcinogenesis, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Sergey B. PETERSON – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Oncology, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (Moscow, Russia)

Irina V. PODDUBNAYA – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Oncology, Vice-rector, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Vladimir Yu. SEL’CHUK – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Physician, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Vladimir F. SEMIGLAZOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Reproductive System Oncology, N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Yuri S. SIDORENKO – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Division of Reproductive System Tumors, Rostov Cancer Research Institute (Rostov-on-Don, Russia)
(ORCID)

Sergey V. SIDOROV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Oncology №3, Novosibirsk Clinical Hospital №1 (Novosibirsk, Russia)

Ivan S. STILIDI – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Department of Surgery №6, Division of Thoracic and Abdominal Surgery, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Sergey I. TKACHEV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)
(ORCID)

Sergey A. VARLAMOV – MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Urologic Oncology, Altai Region Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology (Barnaul, Russia)

Igor V. VIKHLYANOV – MD, PhD, Deputy Chief Physician for Surgery, Kemerovo Region Clinical Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology (Kemerovo, Russia)

Igor K. VOROTNIKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Breast Cancers, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Editorial Council:

Aleksey S. BARCHUK – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Thoracic Oncology, N.N. Petrov Research Institute of Oncology (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Vasily F. CHEKHUN – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Head of the R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kiev, Ukraine)

Vyacheslav G. CHERENKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Course on Oncology, Department of Higher Level Surgery, School of Medical Education, Federal State-Funded Educational Institution of Higher Vocational Education “Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University” (Veliky Novgorod, Russia)

Viktor F. CHERNAT – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Institute of Oncology (Chisinau, Moldova)

Irina S. DAVIDENKO – MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Chemotherapy, Krasnodar Region Clinical Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology №1 (Krasnodar, Russia)

Victoria V. DVORNICHENKO – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Physician, Irkutsk Region Clinical Specialized Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention (Irkutsk, Russia)

Yuri A. DYKHNO – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Clinical Oncology and Radiation Therapy with Сourse of Postgraduate Education, Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after Prof. V.F. Voino-Yasenetski (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

Lyudmila I. GURINA – MD, PhD, Deputy Chief Physician for Medical Care, Primorsky Region Clinical Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology, Chief Visiting Oncologist of the Department of Healthcare of the Primorsky Region (Vladivostok, Russia)

Stephen A. JOHNSTON – Prof., Center for Innovations in Medicine, Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University (Arizona, USA)

Margarita V. KAZANTSEVA – MD, PhD, Chief Physician, Krasnodar Region Clinical Specialized Early Treatment and Prevention Center for Oncology №1 (Krasnodar, Russia)

Rustem Sh. KHASANOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Physician, Republican Clinical Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention of the Ministry of Healthcare of Tatarstan (Kazan, Russia)

Oleg I. KIT – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Rostov Cancer Research Institute (Rostov-onDon, Russia)

Sergey A. KOLOMIETS – MD, PhD, Chief Physician, Kemerovo Region Clinical Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention (Kemerovo, Russia)

Viktor K. KOSENOK – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Oncology, Head of the Course on Radiation Therapy, Omsk State Medical University (Omsk, Russia)

Vitaly L. KOVALENKO – MD, PhD, Associate Prof., Chief Physician, Regional Clinical Center for Oncology (Khabarovsk, Russia)

Evgeny P. KULIKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Vice-rector for Medical Care, Ryazan State Medical University named after academician I.P. Pavlov (Ryazan, Russia)

Vladimir A. LUBENNIKOV – MD, PhD, Deputy Director, Altai Branch of the N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Barnaul, Russia)

Yuri A. MAGARILL – MD, PhD, Associate Prof., Head of the Course on Oncology, Kemerovo State Medical Academy (Kemerovo, Russia)

Georgy M. MANIKHAS – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Physician, Saint Petersburg Clinical Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention (Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Rustem K. MEDEUBAEV – MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Further Training of Physicians, Astana Medical University (Astana, Kazakhstan)

Andrei A. MODESTOV – MD, PhD, Chief Physician, Krasnoyarsk Region Clinical Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention named after Kryzhanovsky (Krasnoyarsk, Russia)

Sarimbek N. NAVRUZOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Republican Research Center for Oncology of the Ministry of Healthcare of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Galina A. NERODO – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chief Researcher, Rostov Cancer Research Institute (Rostov-on-Don, Russia)

Oleg I. OKHOTNIKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Vice-rector for Lifelong Learning and Medical Care, Kursk State Medical University (Kursk, Russia)

Boris K. PODDUBNY – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Researcher, Department of Endoscopy, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Vladimir G. POLYAKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director for Research, Research Institute of Pediatric Oncology and Hematology, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Aleksandr M. SDVIZHKOV – MD, PhD, Prof., Chief Physician, Moscow Clinical Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention №1 (Moscow, Russia)

Vyacheslav B. SHAMANSKIY – MD, PhD, Chief Physician, Sverdlovsk Region Clinical Specialized Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention (Yekaterinburg, Russia)

Igor B. SHCHEPOTIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the National Cancer Institute (Kiev, Ukraine)

Vladimir I. SOLOV’EV – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Oncology, Smolensk State Medical University (Smolensk, Russia)

Marina B. STENINA – MD, PhD, Leading Researcher, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Chemotherapy, N.N. Blokhin Russian Cancer Research Center (Moscow, Russia)

Oleg G. SUKONKO – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the N.N. Alexandrov National Cancer Centre of Belarus (Minsk, Belarus)

Igor E. TYURIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Radiology and Medical Physics, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (Moscow, Russia)

Andrei V. VAZHENIN – MD, PhD, Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chief Physician, Chelyabinsk Region Clinical Specialized Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention, Head of the Department of Oncology, Radiology and Radiation Therapy, South Ural State Medical University (Chelyabinsk, Russia)

Leonid Z. VEL’SHER – MD, PhD, Prof., Head of the Department of Oncology, Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry named after A.I. Evdokimov (Moscow, Russia)

Andrei G. ZIRIN – MD, PhD, Chief Physician, Vladimir Region Clinical Specialized Oncology Center for Early Treatment and Prevention (Vladimir, Russia)

 

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