About ONF

The mission of the Oncology Nursing Forum (ONF), an official publication of ONS, is to amplify oncology nursing science and support the translation of research evidence to practice and policy. The intent of ONF is to foster health equity for individuals, families, and communities affected by cancer through dissemination of research that transforms cancer care in health systems and communities.

Frequency: Bimonthly (January, March, May, July, September, and November)

ISSN: 0190-535X (Print), 1538-0688 (Electronic)

Circulation: 35,000+

Oncology Nursing Society
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214 USA
+1-412-859-6100 (phone)
+1-412-859-6165 (fax)

Editor: Debra Lyon, RN, PhD, FNP-BC, FAAN

Peer Review Time: 68 weeks

Overall Acceptance Rate: 38% (most upon revision)

Time to publication after acceptance: 5–6 months

Journal impact factor: 2.172

Supplements: Proposals for technical supplements containing four to six articles are welcome. The editor must approve all supplements in concept. Manuscripts must be submitted in accordance with author guidelines, comply with authorship requirements, and be accompanied by appropriate financial disclosure. Once submitted, manuscripts undergo the standard peer-review process. Proposals should be submitted to pubONF@ons.org.

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, Meta, 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, Science Citation Index Expanded.

Subscription rates: ONS members receive ONF as a benefit of membership. Join ONS today!

Institutional rates: $400 (+ $25 for international postage)

Advertising: All advertising is subject to the approval of the editor and publisher. For information about advertising opportunities, contact the Townsend Group (202-367-2457) or view the 2021 Rate Card or the 2022 Rate Card.

Permissions: Requests for permission to reprint, adapt, excerpt, photocopy, post online, or otherwise reuse ONF content should be submitted to pubpermissions@ons.org.

Reprints: To purchase high-quality, professionally reproduced reprints (minimum 50), contact pubpermissions@ons.org

Mailing list: The mailing list may be rented by contacting the ONS Integrated Marketing Communications Department.

Complimentary Copies: Corresponding authors receive one complimentary copy of the issue in which their article appears for each of the authors and a PDF of the article. If the authors are ONS members, they also will receive a copy in the mail as part of their regular membership benefits. Those interested in permission to photocopy their own article should contact pubpermissions@ons.org. Those who would like to purchase additional copies of the full journal should contact help@ons.org or call 866-257-4ONS (toll-free).

Claims: Claims for missing issues must be filed within 45 days for domestic recipients and 60 days for international recipients. If claims are submitted outside of the designated period, replacement issues can be purchased for $10 for domestic subscribers and $25 for international subscribers plus postage. ONS reserves the right to review and approve all claim requests. ONS is unable to extend or refund part of a subscription for a missing issue.

Accessibility: The ONS accessibility statement regarding WCAG 2.1 regulations can be found HERE.