Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (SAJGO) is the official journal of the South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (SASGO), which is affiliated to the South African Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SASOG) and to the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS).

The Journal is based in South Africa but is also a regional journal for Southern Africa and the African continent. The Journal seeks to act as a forum for the discussion of issues of local importance and of specific importance to the developing world.

The Journal aims to be the prime journal on women's cancer for local healthcare workers and gynaecologists, focusing on all aspects of cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment. The SAJGO is also a specialist journal catering for sub-specialist gynaecologic oncologists, for other specialists with a specific interest in breast and gynaecologic cancer, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, geneticists, specialised nurses and research scientists.

The Journal includes all aspects of female cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and aims to serve a broad readership. As such it should be of interest to the clinical, scientific and academic community, policy makers, government and non-government stakeholders and industry.The Journal supports the vision of SASGO, namely to promote excellence in gynaecologic cancer care and will also aim to promote excellence in breast cancer care. The Journal also supports the mission of the society and will assist SASGO with all aspects of communication, training, advocacy and by supporting and stimulating local research.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

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Review Articles

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Case Studies

(1 800 words)
(3 pages)

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Original Research

(2800-3200 words)
(4-5 pages)

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Patient Information

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Clinical Guidelines

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Opinion

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Guidelines

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Commentary

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Letters to the Editor

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SASOG Congress 2010

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Congress Abstracts

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Instructions to Authors

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Short Report

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Consensus Paper

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Short Communications

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CPD Questionnaire

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Research Articles

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SASGO Newsletter

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Breast Cancer Corner

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Obituary

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Social Pages

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts will be subject to blinded peer-review and the decision of the Editor will be final.

If you would like to become a reviewer, please visit the following link for reference on how to conduct a review CLICK HERE. This will serve as guidance for your review.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.