Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention

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The Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) is a monthly electronic journal, publishing papers in a wide spectrum of cancer sciences. The journal was launched in 2000 as the official publication of the Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention (APOCP) and its first volume with 51 articles was published in 2000.  Since then, the journal has published 17 volumes and close to 8,000 articles.

The APJCP with its distinguished, diverse, and Asia-wide team of editors, reviewers, and readers, ensure the highest standards of research communication within the cancer sciences community across Asia as well as globally. The APJCP accepts a manuscript on the whole spectrum of cancer sciences.

All manuscripts published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, are under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License. This permits anyone to copy, distribute, transmit and adapt the published work, provided the original work and source are appropriately cited. 


New Editorial policy

Close to 10% of manuscripts submitted and accepted for publication in APJCP suffer a low quality of English writing which is a burden on the Journal's editorial system. In order to address this, the journal’s editorial team has set up a quality assurance policy.  Starting from July 1, 2017, all manuscripts .. Read more


Current Issue: Volume 21, Issue 1, January 2020, Pages 1-271 

3. Community- Based Approaches to Cancer Prevention in Rural Thailand Based on Experiences of Accredited Health Professionals

Pages 7-12

Kesinee Saranrittichai; Wichai Ussavapark; Apisit Thamrongwarangkoon; Tiptiya Haengsorn; Sureerat Daoruang; Ampornpan Teeranut

4. Bibliographic Analysis of Oral Precancer and Cancer Research Papers from Saudi Arabia

Pages 13-18

Shankargouda Patil; Sachin C Sarode; Hosam Ali Baeshen; Shilpa Bhandi; A Thirumal Raj; Gargi S Sarode; Sadiq M Sait; Amol R Gadbail; Shailesh Gondivkar

6. Association between SNPs and Loss of Methylation Site on the CpG island of the Promoter Region of the Smoothened Gene, Potential Molecular Markers for Susceptibility to the Development of Basal Cell Carcinoma in the Brazilian Population

Pages 25-29

Augusto Monteiro de Souza; Otávio Sérgio Lopes; Andressa de Lima Liberato; Paulo Junior Ribeiro de Oliveira; Sylvia Satomi Takeno Herrero; Agnaldo Luiz do Nascimento; Carlos Alberto Longui; Ivan Rodrigues de Carvalho Filho; Leonardo Ferreira Soares; Renally Barbosa da Silva; Rommel Rodriguez Burbano; Plínio Delatorre; Eleonidas Moura Lima

7. Translation and Validation of the Sinhala Version of the EORTC-QLQ-CR29 Questionnaire

Pages 31-36

Dakshitha P Wickramasinghe; Praveen Dayasena; Sanjeewa Seneviratne; Dharmabandhu N Samarasekera

8. Immunohistochemical Expression of Cyclin D1 and Ki-67 in Primary and Metastatic Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Pages 37-41

Maryam Nazar; Iram Naz; Muhammad Khurram Mahmood; Shoaib Naiyer Hashmi

9. Association between PSCA, TNF-α, PARP1 and TP53 Gene Polymorphisms and Gastric Cancer Susceptibility in the Brazilian Population

Pages 43-48

Roberto Nery Dantas; Augusto Monteiro de Souza; Sylvia Satomi Takeno Herrero; Paulo Kassab; Carlos Alberto Malheiros; Eleonidas Moura Lima

10. Promising Anticancer Effect of Aurisin A Against the Human Lung Cancer A549 Cell Line

Pages 49-54

Parichart Boueroy; Thidarut Boonmars; Somdej Kanokmedhakul; Sorujsiri Chareonsudjai; Ratsami Lekphrom; Suphachira Srichangwang

11. Trends in Cervical Cancer Mortality in Brazilian Women who are Screened and Not Screened

Pages 55-62

Adriana Cunha Vargas; Catia Dell Agnolo; Willian Augusto de Melo; Fernando Castilho Pelloso; Lander dos Santos; Maria Dalva de Barros Carvalho; Sandra Marisa Pelloso

12. Utility of PHH3 in Evaluation of Mitotic Index in Breast Carcinoma and Impact on Tumor Grade

Pages 63-66

Elham Mirzaiian; Zahra Sadat Tabatabaei Ghods; Seyed Mohammad Tavangar; Binesh Emami; Maryam Oraie; Roya Safyari; Hiva Saffar

13. Clinical Significance of Cancer Stem Cell Markers CD133 and CXCR4 in Osteosarcomas

Pages 67-73

Azam Mardani; Elmira Gheytanchi; Seyed Hamzeh Mousavie; Zahra Madjd Jabari; Tina Shooshtarizadeh

14. The Relationship of Pre and Early Postnatal Risk Factors with Breast Cancer

Pages 75-79

Atieh Akbari; Maryam Khayamzadeh; Mohammad Esmail Akbari; Mohammad Reza Sohrabi; Ladan Ajori

15. Determinants of Tobacco Use among Children of a Rural Village in India: An Exploratory Qualitative Study

Pages 81-86

Akanksha Goyal; Ashish Sharma; Sunita Agarwal; Suman Bhansali; Kumar Gaurav Chhabra; Chaya Chhabra

17. Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using 18F FDG PET-CT in Patients with Locally Advanced Breast Cancer

Pages 93-98

Narendra Hulikal; Sivanath Reddy Gajjala; Teckchand Kalawat; Silpa Kadiyala; Radhika Kottu

20. Comparison of Treatment Outcome between Hypofractionated Radiotherapy and Conventional Radiotherapy in Postmastectomy Breast Cancer

Pages 119-125

Chokaew Tovanabutra; Kanyarat Katanyoo; Pichet Uber; Kittisak Chomprasert; Sitthi Sukauichai

22. Prevalence of Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) in Iranian Breast Carcinoma Patients

Pages 133-137

Morvarid Golrokh Mofrad; Behrang Kazeminezhad; Ebrahim Faghihloo

24. Efficacy and Safety of Metronomic Chemotherapy Versus Palliative Hydroxyurea in Unfit Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients: A Multicenter, Open-Label Randomized Controlled Trial

Pages 147-155

Saranya Pongudom; Phichayut Phinyo; Yingyong Chinthammitr; Kanyaporn Charoenprasert; Harutaya Kasyanan; Klaijith Wongyai; Jittiporn Purattanamal; Naiyana Panoi; Anoree Surawong

26. An Overview of Lung and Breast Cancer Using the National Cancer Database

Pages 163-167

Leigh Deshotels; Gerard Chaaya; Takefumi Komiya

27. Time Interval between Self-Detection of Symptoms to Treatment of Breast Cancer

Pages 169-174

Shivaraj Nallur Somanna; Murthy Nandagudi Srinivasa; Ramesh Chaluvarayaswamy; Nea Malila

28. Stenting in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: How Does It Affect the Outcomes?

Pages 175-178

Nagla Abdel Karim; Sinan Khaddasn; Mahmoud Shehata; Ahmed Mostafa; Mohamed Magdy; Ihab Eldessouki; Changchun Xie; Sadia Benzequene

30. Quality of Life of Women with Breast Cancer and Socio-Demographic Factors

Pages 185-193

Magdalena Konieczny; Elżbieta Cipora; Katarzyna Sygit; Andrzej Fal

32. Anti-tumorigenic Effects of Emodin and Its’ Homologue BTB14431 on Vascularized Colonic Cancer in a Rat Model

Pages 205-210

Philipp Höhn; Chris Braumann; Maria Freiburger; Gerold Koplin; Wolfgang Dubiel; Andreas Minh Luu

33. The Effect of Prostate Cancer Educational Program on the level of Knowledge and Intention to Screen among Jordanian Men in Amman

Pages 211-215

Ahmad M Saleh; Elturabi Elsayed Ebrahim; Eid Hamed Aldossary; Mariam Awad Mazyad Almutairi

34. Translation and Validation of the Breast Cancer Awareness Measurement Tool in Malaysia (B-CAM-M)

Pages 217-223

Mila Nu Nu Htay; Michael Donnelly; Desiree Schliemann; Siew Yim Loh; Maznah Dahlui; Nor Saleha Binti Ibrahim Tamin; Saunthari Somasundaram; Tin Tin Su

36. Salivary MMP-9 as a Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Pages 233-238

Komal Smriti; Meenakshi Ray; Tilottama Chatterjee; Revathi-Panduranga Shenoy; Srikanth Gadicherla; Kalyana-Chakravarthy Pentapati; Nasrullah Rustaqi

37. Copper and Zinc Levels in Myelodysplastic Syndrome Patients versus Healthy Subjects

Pages 239-241

Vahid Moazed; Elham Jafari; Bita RashidiNezhad; Behjat Kalantari-Khandani; Ali Nemati; Ahmad Naghibzadeh Tahami; Foroogh Mangeli

38. Genetic Polymorphisms of the Human Cytochrome P450 1A1 (CYP1A1) and Cervical Cancer Susceptibility among Northeast Thai Women

Pages 243-248

Mayuree Wongpratate; Wannapa Ishida; Sophida Phuthong; Sitakan Natphopsuk; Takafumi Ishida

39. Comparative Study in Quality of Life between Thai Endometrial Cancer Survivors and Healthy Women in Thammasat University Hospital

Pages 249-254

Sarunya Sivapornpan; Komsun Suwannarurk; Kankamol Jaisin; Junya Pattaraarchachai; Kornkarn Bhamarapravatana

40. Association of PON1-L55M Genetic Variation and Breast Cancer Risk: A Case-Control Trial

Pages 255-258

Amir Farmohammadi; Ali Momeni; Banafshe Bahmani; Hossein Ghorbani; Ramin Ramzanpour

41. Survival Rates and Associated Factors of Colorectal Cancer Patients in Brunei Darussalam

Pages 259-265

Elvynna Leong; Sok King Ong; Fadhliah Madli; Abby Tan; Daphne Lai; Norwani Basir; Noraslinah Ramlee; Vui Heng Chong

42. The Azeri Version of European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30): Translation and Validation

Pages 267-271

Mahammad M Davudov; Iraj Harirchi; Namig Amiraliyev; Elnara Mehtiyeva; Zoheir Mirzajani; Kanan Amiraliyev; Narmin Rustamli; Jayran Zebardast; Ali Montazeri