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Cardio-Oncology is now indexed in PubMedCentral!

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BMC and the Editorial Board of Cardio-Oncology are pleased to announce that the journal is now indexed in PubMedCentral.  The journal has passed the rigorous evaluation required for a journal to be included in this index. All articles published in Cardio-Oncology will now be archived and searchable through PMC and PubMed.

This would not have been possible without the hard work of the editorial board, the expertise of our reviewers, and – of course – the excellent submissions from our authors.

Aims and scope

The editorial mission of Cardio-Oncology is to advance the science and practice of this emerging field to find a balance between oncologic efficacy and reducing adverse cardiovascular effects through timely publication and dissemination of peer-reviewed research. As an open access, online journal Cardio-Oncology provides a high visibility platform for the publication of original research and expert reviews on the cardiovascular effects of cancer treatment.

Read more here.

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About the society

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Cardio-Oncology is the official journal of the International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS). The society brings together cardio-oncologists from around the world with the aim of reducing cardiovascular disease in cancer patients and thereby saving patients' lives. For more information about this important work, please visit the ICOS website.

To learn more about the affiliation between Cardio-Oncology and ICOS, please see this blog on the BMC blog network.

About the Editors

Steven Lipshultz, Editor-in-Chief

Steven E. Lipshultz, MD, FAAP, FAHA is the A. Conger Goodyear Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; the Chief of Service of Pediatrics at Kaleida Health; the Medical Director of Pediatric Services Business Development at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital; President of UBMD Pediatrics (University at Buffalo Pediatric Associates, Inc.); and a Consultant in Pediatrics and Cardio-Oncology for the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.

 

Joseph Carver, Deputy Editor

Joseph Carver is the Bernard Fishman Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, the Chief Operating Officer of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Chief of Staff of the Abramson Cancer Center.

 

Giorgio Minotti, Deputy Editor

Giorgio Minotti is Professor of Pharmacology, Head of Drug Sciences and Clinical Pharmacology, Chief of Clinical Trial Center, at the University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome. His research interests focus on pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and clinical correlates of anticancer drugs cardiovascular toxicity.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    36 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    36 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    87 days from submission to acceptance
    30 days from acceptance to publication

    Usage 
    61,438 Downloads
    214 Altmetric Mentions

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