Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (IJMPO) is a bi-monthly peer-reviewed international journal published by Thieme Medical Publishers on behalf of the Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology (ISMPO). The journal is available in both print and online versions. We receive more than 500 manuscripts each year and are currently in the 45nd year of publishing. The journal’s official website is while journal’s full text is available online at and manuscripts can be submitted at

Indian Society of Medical and Paediatric Oncology is the apex body of Medical and Paediatric Oncologists in India. It was established in 1973 as Indian Society of Cancer Chemotherapist (ISCC) and was given its present name in 1983. It currently has more than 600 active members and has a very vibrant academic culture.

Scope of the journal

The journal publishes articles on medical and pediatric oncology, haemato-oncology, onco-pathology, onco-radiology and allied subjects. The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to the above subjects including ethical and social issues. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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Abstracting and indexing information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners: Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data.

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Indian Science Abstracts, IndMed, MedInd, Scimago Journal Ranking, SCOPUS, Web of Science.

Journal Ethics

IJMPO requires that authors follow the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals. More information can be found here: authors need to upload the Ethics Committee approval/waiver forms while submitting the manuscript. Please refer to the Authors Instructions for details ( Author Instructions.pdf)


IJMPO and Thieme Medical Publishers discourage plagiarism. We use iThenticate for plagiarism check of all submitted manuscripts. Manuscripts with significant plagiarism are liable to be rejected.


Manuscripts should be written in compliance with journals authors instructions and submitted on the journal’s submission platform (

Compliance to Various International Guidelines

Please make sure the manuscript is written in compliance to various international guidelines as follows:

Type of Study Guidelines
Randomized controlled trials CONSORT
Studies of diagnostic accuracy STARD
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses PRISMA
Observational studies in epidemiology STROBE
Case reports CARE

For more details on other manuscript types please visit Please refer to the Authors Instructions for details about each article type ( Author Instructions.pdf ).

Open Access and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and is published under the Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND (Attribution-Non-commercial-NoDerivatives)

Ahead of Print (AOP)

IJMPO has adapted AOP First policy. All the accepted manuscripts are published first online after due processing and are published subsequently in suitable issues. Articles published online Ahead of Print are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. IJMPO and Thieme Medical Publishers have a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


IJMPO accepts advertisements for its digital as well as print issues. Apart from the print advertisement, we also consider advertisement on web, bulk subscriptions, gift subscriptions or reprint purchases for distribution.

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About Thieme Medical Publishers

Thieme is an award-winning international medical and science publisher serving health professionals and students for more than 125 years. With more than 900 employees worldwide, Thieme maintains offices in seven cities, including Delhi, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. In addition to publishing 70 new book titles every year, Thieme publishes more than 140 medical and scientific journals both in traditional print and electronic format. For more details, please visit .