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This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal where The Chinese Oncology Society pays the OA fee. Authors do not have to pay any open access publication fee.
Peer review under the responsibility of The Chinese Oncology Society.

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Author Rights
For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to The Chinese Oncology Society, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

Publishing Schedule
This journal is published quarterly; March, June, September, and December.

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