Every day, medical discoveries that can prevent diseases as well as improve and prolong lives of millions of people across the globe are being discovered. It hence becomes necessary to find a platform that can be readily available to people of all walks so as to receive these medical discoveries. Oncotarget is working tirelessly to see this happen.
Oncotarget is a free to access standard medical journal that combines several disciplines that cover all areas of oncology. Their chief editors are Mikhail Blagosklonny, who is an oncologist, and Andrei V. Gudkov, who is an ardent cancer researcher and a college professor. Each week, Oncotarget releases their well-researched and reviewed medical journal on an online platform but can be printed upon specific requests. Since its inception in 2010, Oncotarget has been on the rise due to profound, productive, timely reviews, aimed at increasing their research effectiveness. The journal allows researchers to contribute to the progress of science and is published by Impact Journals.
Mission And Goals
Oncotarget’s greatest mission is to swiftly and largely make available scientific results and enhance speedy sharing of phenomenal discoveries with patients and people who need the information. They also endeavor to use intuitive reviews on research to make them more effective. Oncotarget also aims at removing boundaries between specialties as well as put together the different areas of biomedical science so that experts with different specialties can give their input. The journal also focuses on encouraging the use of clinical and basic sciences in tackling diseases with an ultimate goal of achieving a disease free life. Check the journal at SCImago Journal & Country Rank.
Initially, Oncotarget solely specified on cancer treatment news. In the recent past and under the able leadership of high-ranking scientists, Oncotarget has launched more sections that are beyond oncology, such as Pathology, Immunology and Microbiology, Geotarget/aging, Chromosome, Autophagy and Cell death, neurology, metabolism among others. This has made Oncotarget a one stop Journal that one can gather all medical information required.
The Gordon Research Conference sponsors Oncotarget. Their perfect performance has seen some members of Oncotarget receive honors such as winning the highest prize in the industry dubbed the Breakthrough Prize. Follow Oncotarget journal on Twitter.