Top Cited Article of 2018
We are delighted to announce that “Linac-based VMAT radiosurgery for multiple brain lesions: comparison between a conventional multi-isocenter approach and a new dedicated mono-isocenter technique” was the top cited article published in Radiation Oncology of 2018.
Congratulations to all of the authors involved with this research: Ruggero Ruggieri, Stefania Naccarato, Rosario Mazzola, Francesco Ricchetti, Stefanie Corradini, Alba Fiorentino and Filippo Alongi.
Call for papers – Precision Oncology
We are pleased to announce a new cross-journal thematic series on ‘Precision Oncology’ across a number of BMC journals within the oncology portfolio to help bring together the latest research on precision oncology.
The thematic series is now open for submission of original research and review articles - for further information about this series please click here.
Aims and scope
Radiation Oncology encompasses all aspects of research that impacts on the treatment of cancer using radiation. It publishes findings in molecular and cellular radiation biology, radiation physics, radiation technology, and clinical oncology.
The field of radiation oncology covers the integration of radiation therapy into multimodal treatment approaches. Radiation Oncology provides an open access forum for researchers and clinicians involved in the management and treatment of cancer patients, bringing together the latest research and advances in the field. Advances in treatment technology, as well as improved understanding of the underlying biological resistance mechanisms, will further strengthen the role of radiation oncology.
Research Data Support
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Prof Claus Belka, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
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The editorial team of Radiation Oncology would like to thank all of our reviewers who have contributed to the journal.
A peer-reviewed journal would not survive without the generous time and insightful comments of the reviewers, whose efforts often go unrecognized. Although final decisions are always editorial, they are greatly facilitated by the deeper technical knowledge, scientific insights, understanding of social consequences, and passion that reviewers bring to our deliberations.
What is trending?
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Annual Journal Metrics
69 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
53 days to first decision for all manuscripts
128 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
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