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Aims and scope
The International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, the official journal of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society and the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology, is the primary educational and informational publication for topics relevant to detection, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gynecologic malignancies. IJGC emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach, and includes original research, reviews, and video articles. The audience consists of gynecologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, and research scientists with a special interest in gynecological oncology. For information about International Journal of Gynecological Cancer Editor-in-Chief Pedro T. Ramirez and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.
Plan S compliance
The International Journal of Gynecological Cancer is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal. Transformative Journals are one of the compliance routes offered by cOAlition S funders, such as Wellcome, WHO and UKRI. Find out more about Transformative Journals and Plan S compliance on our Author Hub.
IJGC is owned by the International Gynecological Cancer Society and the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology. The International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) is a not-for-profit independent organization contributing to the prevention, treatment and study of gynecologic cancer, as well as improvement in the quality of life among women suffering from gynecologic cancer throughout the world. The European Society of Gynaecological Oncology (ESGO) is the principal organization in Europe contributing to the study, prevention and treatment of gynaecological cancer. ESGO has members in over 30 countries in Europe.
IJGC is owned by the International Gynecological Cancer Society and the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology.
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Peer Review Model
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Journal Statistics 2022
Acceptance rate: 40%
Speed Time to first decision without review: 5 days (median) Time to first decision with review: 35 days (median) Time from acceptance to publication: 22 days (median)
Impact Impact Factor category: Obstetrics & Gynecology Impact factor (JCR): 4.661 Impact Factor rank: 108/245 5 Year Impact Factor: 3.622 Journal Citation Indicator:0.95 Eigenfactor: 0.01046 Citescore: 5.2 Citescore rank: 28/188 Scimago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.854
Reach Total content views: 438,900 Total Altmetric mentions: 3,330
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The mission of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society is to enhance the care of women with gynecologic cancer worldwide through education and training and public awareness.
The mission of the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology is to improve the health and well-being of European women with gynaecological (genital and breast) cancers through prevention, excellence in care, high quality research and education.
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