The mission of the Oncology Nursing Forum, an official publication of ONS, is to disseminate the findings from oncology nursing research and to foster the translation of research evidence to practice.
Frequency: Bimonthly (January, March, May, July, September, and November)
ISSN: 0190-535X (Print), 1538-0688 (Electronic)
Oncology Nursing Society
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Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214 USA
Editor: Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Peer Review Time: 6–8 weeks
Overall Acceptance Rate: 38% (most upon revision)
Time to publication after acceptance: 5–6 months
Journal impact factor: 1.785
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Indexing: The Oncology Nursing Forum is indexed in the British Nursing Index, CINAHL PsycINFO, EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition database, Index Medicus, MEDLINE, OCLC ArticleFirst database, and the Science Citation Index's Current Contents (Social and Behavioral Sciences and Clinical Medicine), Research Alert, ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index Expanded
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