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ISSN: 1778-3798 (Print)

ISSN: 1778-381X (Online)

Aims & Scope

Psycho-oncologie is a multidisciplinary scientific journal focused on the psychosocial, behavioral, and ethical aspects of cancer. Its goal is to integrate psychological, psychiatric, behavioral, family, and social dimensions of individuals who are dealing with cancer. The journal is aimed at oncologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, nurses, and other oncology care personnel. It covers various topics related to the psychosocial aspects of cancer, including quality of life, palliative care, supportive care, psychiatry, psychology, sociology, philosophy, social work, and nursing.

This French/English-language bilingual journal with an international scope publishes four issues per year, featuring articles in both French and English. Psycho-oncologie welcomes articles on methodology, clinical research, meta-analyses or reviews of the scientific literature, case studies and clinical observations, reading notes, and comments from fields such as medicine, psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, and other human sciences dealing with cancer patients, their relatives, and caregivers.

Psycho-oncologie is the official organ of the French and Francophone Society of Psycho-oncologie (SFFPO). SFFPO members enjoy free access to all content published in the journal.


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The journal is owned by Tech Science Press.


Open Access

Psycho-oncologie is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. All articles published will be Gold open access under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 (CC-BY 4.0). For further information, please refer to the Open Access Policy.



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Ethics Statement

Psycho-oncologie follows the standards of ICMJE. TSP takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure adding the highest quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. TSP takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously on every level. Our staff are trained to identify and report any irregularities. Our editors proceed with a zero tolerance policy, to enforce COPE’s Core Practices and Guidelines and swiftly handle complex cases of plagiarism, data falsification, authorship credit, and the like.

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