Oncotarget is a multidisciplinary journal that is published weekly supporting the submission of articles and research papers in the oncology and related fields. Since 2010, the platform has made information widely available to peers in the oncology field with the emphasis on a thoughtful presentation and quantification of the most recent and innovative thinking in this field of endeavor.
Other fields that relate to oncology are permissible topics which are allowed to be submitted. Subjects such as Cardiology, Pharmacology, Immunology/Microbiology, Endocrinology, Gerotarget/Aging, Neuropathology/Neuroscience, Metabolism, and Cell and Mol Biology can be included.
Articles are submitted to the Editorial Board of Oncotarget where they are evaluated and examined. The emphasis is on the merit of the thesis that is being presented, adequation citations and proofs, that give credibility to the presentation, uniqueness of the subject matter so that the article is simply not a regurgitation of previous research and a strong conclusion as to the use of the presented material.
Authors may be asked to submit raw data as part of the review process, and they should be ready to make such data available in the public arena in an accessible manner. The data and content must be purely original, and not be the work or research of past results.
All submitted material is subject to a peer review where two or more reviewers are assigned to the article. The editors on YouTube who perform the reviews are required to be experts in the field that is being pursued in the article. This affirms that those who pass judgment on the material will be those who know what they are about in all areas.
Opinion, religious inference, political leanings, slander, racial or gender innuendos and similar distractions are not permissible. The focus needs to be solely on the research subject at hand and nothing else. Any distraction takes away the purpose of the topic on scimagojr.com being studied and takes away the validity of any conclusions rendered.
Editors are prohibited from utilizing any of the material which they are reviewing from using any of that material for their personal use. The peer to peer reviewing process along with the prohibition of the editor’s personal use of content ensures that the articles and research are pure throughout the process.
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