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Led by Editor in Chief Fatima Cardoso, The Breast is one of the latest additions to the ESMO family of journals.

The Breast is a multidisciplinary open access journal which focuses on translational and clinical research for the advancement of breast cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all stages.

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What type of papers does The Breast publish?

The Editors welcome the submission of original research articles, systematic reviews, viewpoints/commentaries and debate articles, and correspondences on all areas of pre-malignant and malignant breast disease, including:

  • Epidemiology and prevention
  • Translational research, encompassing the use of new technologies, molecular biology, genetics and pathology
  • Screening, early diagnosis, follow-up and response assessment: use of imaging, nuclear medicine and other technologies
  • Medical oncology
  • Radiation oncology
  • Breast surgery
  • Psycho-oncology
  • Quality of life
  • Survivorship
  • Supportive care
  • Palliative and end-of-life care
  • Advocacy
  • Breast nursing
  • Breast units management and organization of breast care, including health economics

Why publish with The Breast?

  • Our journal's Impact Factor is 3.9 (2022) and our CiteScore is 6.7 (2022)
  • Your article will be tagged Open Access in ScienceDirect so it is easy to find for more than 1 million visitors a day
  • Rigorous peer review by noted experts in the field
  • Authors receive a first decision within an average of 2.5 weeks

ESMO members are entitled to receive a 20% discount on the journal's article publication charge for all papers submitted after January 1st 2023. Find out more about joining ESMO

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