Oncotarget is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on cancer therapies and treatments. It is an international journal that is released online on a weekly basis. Printed copies of the journal are also available upon demand. The editors-in-chief of the journal are Andrei Gudkov and Mikhail Blagosklonny. Both of them work at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Gudkov is the senior vice president of basic research and a professor at the Institute.
Blagosklonny is an oncology professor. He has many years of experience in medical research. Blagosklonny has published hundreds of papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has been cited very many times. The editorial board of the journal is made up of distinguished researchers. Some of them have received accolades for their contributions to the field of medicine. Follow Oncotarget on Twitter.
The research that is published on the paper revolves around the impact of therapeutic agents and management programs. The papers state the effect that the research had on the well-being of the patient, the satisfaction, and the quality of life. Oncotarget also looks into the outcomes of new and existing therapies on the patient. The journal is accredited and is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. Its publishers and editors observe rules set by the committee. It is indexed by several databases including BIOSIS previews, Scopus, and the Science Citation Index.
The success of Oncotarget led the editors to expand the number of sections that the journal covers. Some of the sections that are featured in the journal include immunology, pathology, aging, neuroscience, and aging. This has helped to bring scientists and researchers from different fields to collaborate on research.
Oncotarget has been instrumental in eliminating the barriers between the various specialties by accepting papers from other sectors other than oncology. Its ultimate goal is to ensure that there is life without disease. Oncotarget is a free-access and is released online. It ensures that medical research is widely and rapidly available to everyone around the world. This also allows exceptional discoveries to be shared across the world as soon as they are released. This increases the progress of the medical field. Visit his profile on Google Scholar.