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About Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP):

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 Asia Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention (APOCP) and its first extensive volume with 51 articles was published in 2000.  The Journal is very popular among scientists in Asia; however, it has received and published many manuscripts from researchers all over the world. The Journal has been indexed in a wide variety of indexing organizations, and its Impact Factor for 2014 was reported at 2.52. 

After sixteen years of dedicated service to the APJCP as the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Antony Moore retired in the Spring of 2016.  The APOCP’s Steering Committee has appointed Prof. Alirzea Mosavi-Jarrahi as the new Editor-in-Chief, and the editorial office moved from the Korean National Cancer Center to West Asia Organization for Cancer Prevention, APOCP's West Asia Chapter, under the auspice of Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Sabzevar, Iran.  Despite the fact that the APJCP is a scientific journal, the editorial committee has always been a balance of experts from different parts of Asia, and this tradition remains under the leadership of the new Editor-in-Chief. At present, scientists from different countries across Asia are represented in the editorial committee and participate effectively in promoting the journal towards its goals and objectives.


Open Access Information:

Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) is an open access journal, which means that all articles are available on the internet to all users immediately upon publication. Non-commercial use and distribution in any medium are permitted, provided the author and the journal are properly credited.  All manuscript published by APJCP are preserved PORTICO digital preservation as well as in PubMed Central PMC.


Copyright Statement:

Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention is 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.


About APOCP:

The Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention (APOCP) was founded in year 2000. APOCP is a non-political, non-profit scientific association with mission to promote cancer prevention and collaborative research in the Asia Pacific region.

The objectives of the APOCP are to provide opportunities for cancer scientists in Asia and the Pacific region to exchange mutual information for cancer prevention, to promote region-wide collaborative studies on cancer epidemiology and prevention, and to facilitate the implementation of active programs for cancer prevention in Asia and the Pacific region.  Read more about APOCP .


Journal contact address:

Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention Editorial Office:
The West Asia Organization for Cancer Prevention
No. 13, Shafa Building
Sabzevar, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
Tel: +989121145572