About Us

Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment (JCMT) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.

Aims and Scope

The journal focuses on cancer metastasis and treatment, including the initiation, development, progression, metastasis, and treatment of neoplastic diseases. The coverage includes basic, translational and clinical studies related to cancer cell biology, genomics, precision medicine, medical oncology, radiation therapy and radiology, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, surgery, hematology, neuro-oncology, etc. Articles in the following areas are especially welcome: 

  • Basic research on cancer initiation and progression, focusing on molecular biology, cell biology, and genetics;
  • Mechanisms of metastasis and its prevention and control;
  • Basic and clinical research on cancer therapeutics, including primary and metastatic tumors;
  • Improved methods for medical, radiological, and/or surgical treatment of metastatic tumors (immunotherapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, biological therapy, operative treatment, interventional therapy, etc.);
  • Observational/epidemiological studies focusing on environmental and behavioral factors that modify the risk of cancer progression and metastasis and gene/environment interactions;
  • Primary and secondary prevention studies. 
JCMT publishes high-quality Original Articles, Reviews, Case Reports, Commentaries, Letters to Editor, etc.
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Open Access
All articles published by JCMT are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY). The CC BY allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Authors retain the copyright of their works as well as the rights to make certain uses of the works.
Editorial Board
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
Peer Review
The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial and Peer Review Process and Peer Review Guidelines.
Journal Information and Statistics
Launch date: April 15, 2015
Publication model: Open access
Online ISSN: 2454-2857
Print ISSN: 2394-4722
Digital archive: Portico 
Frequency: Continuously published
DOI: 10.20517/2394-4722
Average time from submission to first decision: 45 days
Average time from acceptance to online publication: 20 days
Acceptance rate: 71%


All articles published in JCMT are included in:
Eurasian Scientific Journal Index
Google Scholar
Open J-Gate
Root Indexing
Wanfang Data
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