Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Proton Therapy (JPT) is an international open access, peer-reviewed journal, which publishes original research, technical reports, reviews, case reports, editorials, and other materials on proton therapy with focus on radiation oncology, medical physics, medical dosimetry, and radiation therapy.

  • No article processing/submission fee
  • No publication fee
  • Peer-review completion within 3-6 weeks
  • Immediate publication after the completion of final author proofread
  • DOI assignment for each published article
  • Free access to published articles for all readers without any access barriers or subscription

 

Section Policies

Original Articles

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Review Articles

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Case Reports

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Editorials

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Technical Reports

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Letters to Editor

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Mini Review Articles

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News & Announcements

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Articles

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Scientific Notes

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Peer Review Process

The Journal of Proton Therapy uses double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from the journal or outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

 

Publication Frequency

To expedite the publication process, Journal of Proton Therapy makes articles available as soon as the accepted articles are proofread by the author/s.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

 

Publication Ethics

The Journal of Proton Therapy is committed to publishing material that has neither been published elsewhere, nor is under review elsewhere. Manuscripts that are found to have been plagiarized from a manuscript by other authors, whether published or unpublished, will incur plagiarism sanctions.

 

Free Publication

Journal of Proton Therapy is pleased to announce that authors do not have pay any kind of fees to the journal.

  • No Article Processing Fee
  • No Submission Fee
  • No Publication Fee

All accepted articles will be published online in one week's time after the completion of final author proofread. Additionally, the journal provides free access to published papers for all readers without any access barriers or subscription