Instructions for authors and reviewers

The editorial team accepts for publication currently only in English. Oncology and Radiotherapy used to publish works in a bilingual version till 2018, the leading language of the magazine is now only English. The Editorial Board of Oncology and Radiotherapy is guided by the general principles contained in the Helsinki Declaration and expects the authors of the research, whose results are to be published in Oncology and Radiotherapy, observing its laws. Authors of works using animal models are obliged to follow the rules formulated by the Interdisciplinary Principles and Guidelines for the Research, Testing, and Education adopted by the New York Academy of Sciences Adhoc Committee on Animal Research. Any work submitted for publication, requiring the approval of the Ethics Committee, appropriate to the territorial location, should include such consent.

Submission to the journal
Submissions to Onkologia i Radioterapia are now made using the online submission and peer review system. Registration and access is available at https://www.oncologyradiotherapy.com/online-submission.html

Review process
Each paper is reviewed by the editor first and, if it is judged suitable for this publication, it is then sent to at least two or three independent referees for double blind peer review. After receiving positive feedbacks from reviewers, editor can again make a decision of Accept, Revise or Reject the work based on reviewer's report. If work is under revision, then again the revised manuscript would be presented to editor for final decision. Once the work is approved and recomended for publication, galley proof would be sent to author for final correction of typographical errors prior to publication.

Originality and Copyrights of Manuscript
Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Use this in conjunction with the points below about references, before submission i.e. always attribute clearly using either indented text or quote marks as well as making use of the preferred Harvard style of formatting. Authors submitting articles for publication warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty. For ease of dissemination and to ensure proper policing of use, papers and contributions become the legal copyright of the publisher unless otherwise agreed.
The editor may make use of iThenticate, PlagScan, or other in-house software for checking the originality of submissions received. The same can be notified to author also after quality and originality inspection.

Mode of Operation:

Journal Currently run under open access mode, where author needs to pay an one time fee after editorial acceptance of article (Peer review process). Peer review process follows Double Blind Peer Review System. To ensure and maintain quality of journal a double check pre-quality system is implemented, where a simmilarity check and plagiarism of content is evaluated through software as well as manually through our subject matter expert and scientific council before peer review process.

PROCESS OF PUBLICATION WITH JOURNAL:
Day 1: Submission>Pre-quality Check>Editor Assign>Reviewer Assign>Reviewer Comment>Editor Approval>First Decision: Day 21> IF Accept>Galley Proof>Payment for APC>Article online with Open access: Day 28.

Page Charges for Publication:
Page charges are applicable in order to maintain journal quality standard and counter the expanses towards editing, publishing, graphics, artwork and repository submission. All payments are only one time payment by author and in case of editorial acceptance after peer review process exclusively.

Type of Manuscript Number of Pages Charges in Euro
RA/CR/MR Not more than 5 Pages (Basic Charges) 645 Euro
RA/CR/MR/SC/OP Additional Pages 55 Euro/Page
RA/CR/MR Color Reproduction (Tables and Images) 35 Euro/Page
SC/OP Not more than 5 Pages 535 Euro

*All updated  charges effective from January 01, 2019.
RA= Research Article/ Review Article
CR= Case Report
MR= Mini Review
SC=Short Communication
OP= Opinion Article

Formatting Guidelines
Article must be typed and formatted using MS word and submitted in form of single column double spaced format. All article type other than SC and OP, have no limit with regards to word count, however, accordingly page charges would be implemented.
Cover Letter
Article must contain a cover letter with complete details of corresponding author with email contact details of co-authors. Funding Details must be indicated in cover letter, and concerned agencies involved in research also must be clearly indicated. In case article is not funded through any organization, and status of funding is self funded, it would be clearly stated and understood that the page charges would be paid by corresponding author.
Reprints For Article
Authors can have the opportunity to receive reprints for their published article after acceptance and galley proof corrections. If author requires reprint with publication, that can be requested earlier and reprint charges would be added to the publication and page charges
Third Party Reprints

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Editors List

  • Andrzej Zdziennicki

    Institute of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Lodz, I Clinic of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology (Lodz, Poland)

  • Krzysztof Urbanski

    Head of the Oncology Gynecology Clinic, Oncology Center - Instytut im. Maria Sklodowska Curie, Department in Krakow (Krakow, Poland)

  • Andrzej Szawlowski

    Klinika Nowotworow Gornego Odcinka Uklad Digestii, Oncology Center - Institute (Warsaw, Poland)

  • Skowronska-Gardas

    Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology Center-Institute (Warsaw, Poland)

  • Serban-Dan Costa

    Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic of the University of Otto von Guericke (Magdeburg, Germany)