Insightful peer-review has helped Oncotarget to the maximum advantage of research. In fact, this is one of the reasons behind its rising popularity. Its constructive, punctual, as well as multiple peer-review, has helped its authors a lot.
Its members of Editorial Board include Carlo M. Croce, who was the former Editor-in-Chief of Cancer Research; along with Andrew Schally who is a Nobel Prize winner. They have published 27 and 10 papers respectively in Oncotarget.
Since 2013, a record number of 4 members of Oncotarget/Oncoscience/Geotarget have won the Breakthrough Prize, which is the highest prize ever. These include Bert Vogelstein, Michael N. Hall, besides Alexander Varshavsky and Stephen J. Elledge. Download output styles at Endnote.com
Oncotarget has sponsored the Gordon Research Conference. Its popularity has prompted Oncotarget to accept papers on topics that are beyond oncology. These include neuroscience, endocrinology, in addition to cardiology, metabolism, besides cell biology and all areas of pharmacology besides much more.
Oncotarget even states that in case you feel that your paper had been mistakenly rejected by the other leading journals, then you can submit it to Oncotarget along with peer-reviews that are obtained from the other journal as well as the rebuttal letter.
The term “oncotarget” basically encompasses everything. It includes all molecules, pathways, along with cellular functions that are common in cancer aging as well as neurodegeneration. Next is atherosclerosis, lymphocytes along with neurons in addition to cancer cells and microbes.
Oncotarget is now a multidisciplinary traditional journal that allows free access. Oncotarget is publishing papers online. It has weekly issues. It is possible to print each issue or paper on special demand.
Their mission is to make scientific results rapidly and widely available. The mission of Oncotarget is to maximize the impact of research. This is possible only through insightful review as this allows sharing of exceptional discoveries in a quick manner. It also helps to eliminate these borders that exist between specialties today. Different fields of biomedical science get linked this way. It is helpful in fostering the application of basic as well as clinical science in order to fight diseases. The leadership here is formed of the most prominent scientists.