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As a researcher, publishing your work is an important step in enhancing your academic career and ensuring your work has a wider impact. At BMJ, we are with you at every step of your publication journey and at any stage of your career. We can help you to optimise the presentation and impact of your work, and to disseminate your findings to the people who need to read it.

Publishing in one of our fully open access or transformative journals complies with policies set by funders (including Plan S), institutions and governments. Your institution may be part of an open access agreement with BMJ, which can help authors meet the cost of publishing (i.e. Article Processing Charge).

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Explore our journals in oncology





Acceptance rate: 21%

Time to first decision: 43 days

Citescore: 16.8

Journal Impact Factor: 10.9

JIF rank (Oncology): 29/241

Acceptance rate: 21%

Time to first decision: 45 days


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Acceptance rate: 40%

Time to first decision: 35 days

Citescore: 6.7

Journal Impact Factor: 4.8

JIF rank (Obstetrics & Gynecology): 13/85






Acceptance rate: 36%

Time to first decision*:  4 days

Citescore: 4.4

Journal Impact Factor:  2.9

JIF Rank (Medical, General & Internal): 77/167 

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Acceptance rate: 15%

Time to first decision*: 3 days


Acceptance rate: 10%

Time to first decision: 56 days

Citescore: 15.3

Journal Impact Factor: 107.7

JIF Rank (Medical, General & Internal): 4/169




Reasons to publish your oncology research with us

Our open access content received on average 7 times more views than other content

Top open access articles mentioned in news outlets

Global trends in incidence, death, burden and risk factors of early-onset cancer from 1990 to 2019


Prevalence of MRI lesions in men responding to a GP-led invitation for a prostate health check: a prospective cohort study


Shifting tides: the rising tide of early-onset cancers demands attention

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Introducing our latest open access journals

  Gynecology and Obstetrics Clinical Medicine (GOCM) is an open access, open peer-review journal, focusing on publishing high quality research on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders in the fields of gynecologic oncology, pelvic medicine, maternal-fetal medicine, reproductive medicine in obstetrics and gynecology. With an emphasis on clinical and translational contents, GOCM aims to deliver relevant, trustworthy and impactful evidence for clinical practice, promote communication and eventually contribute to the improvement of patient outcomes. Sign up for eAlerts.


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