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Accessing Current and Back Issues

  • ONF and CJON (2002–present): ONS members can access online (free of charge) full-text issues of Oncology Nursing Forum and Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing dating back to 2002. (One-time registration using their ONS ID number is required.) Nonmembers can view articles on a pay-per-view basis.
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ONS Translation Policy

Many ONS publications are of value to international oncology caregivers, and we welcome the opportunity to partner with you to bring ONS content to non-English-speaking audiences. Individuals, publishers, and all other parties must contact ONS to request permission to translate ONS publications. To request permission, complete the editable fields on the translation request form and send it to ONS will evaluate and respond to each request. Translating ONS copyrighted content without permission is strictly prohibited.