Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Middle East Journal of Cancer (MEJC) is an international peer-reviewed journal which aims to publish high-quality basic science and clinical research in the field of cancer. This journal will also reflect the current status of research as well as diagnostic and treatment practices in the field of cancer in the Middle East, where cancer is becoming a growing health problem. Lastly, MEJC would like to become a model for regional journals with an international outlook. Accordingly, manuscripts from authors anywhere in the world will be considered for publication.

 

MEJC will be published on a quarterly basis.

 

 

Missions


 MEJC was developed to provide a forum for communicating original and novel research findings within the following fields:

  • Cancer Biology/Genetics
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Imaging and non-surgical Interventions
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Cancer Palliative Care

 

 

MEJC welcomes manuscript submissions for the following sections:

 

  • Editorials
  • Reviews
  • Original articles
  • Brief Reports
  • Case Reports  
  • Photo clinic
  • Middle East Special Reports
  • Tumor Board Corner
  • Letter to the Editor

 

 

Paper Submission

 

Papers can be submitted either by post or by email. The article is firstly evaluated by the Internal Reviewers and biostatistics group. If the article conforms to the "Aim and Scope" of the journal, it will be allocated a submission code and will be referred to three blind peer reviewers.

 

The reviewers’ comments will be forwarded to the corresponding author. And the revised article will be considered for the final review.

 

Any acceptance and rejection of the article depends on the Editorial Board points of view. The Copy Editors will edit the accepted articles carefully. The final editing will be done by the Editor in Chief and the Deputy Editor.


 

Middle East Journal of Cancer is indexed in the following indexing systems:

  • EMBASE
  • Google Scholar
  • Iran Medex
  • Free Medical Journals
  • EBSCO
  • CINAHL
  • DOAJ
  • Index Copernicus
  • Open J-Gate
  • Index Medicus for Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)
  • MagIran
  • SID
  • ISC
  • approved by the Comission for Accrediation and Improvement of Iranian Medical Journals

 

 

Section Policies

To the Readers

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Editorial

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Review Article

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Original Article

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Middle East Special Report

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Brief Communication

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Case Series

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Case Report

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Photo Clinic

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Images in Clinical Oncology

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Tumor Board Corner

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter to the Editor

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Calendar of Events

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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 


eISSN: 2008-6687           pISSN: 2008-6709