Call for Topics

The CJON Editorial Board has identified current gaps in the literature that it hopes to fill. The topics of interest include but are not limited to the following. Contact pubCJON@ons.org for more information. 

Cancer

  • Comorbid conditions
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Health-related quality of life
  • Oncologic emergencies
  • Prevention, risk reduction, and early detection
  • Survivorship care and late effects
  • Symptom management

Treatments

  • Clinical trials
  • Complementary and integrative health
  • Exercise and physical activity
  • New drug therapies and regimens
  • Palliative care
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgical interventions

Populations

  • Adolescents and young adults
  • Care of the older adult
  • Caregivers
  • Cultural issues
  • Health disparities and vulnerable populations
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues

Cancer Care Quality

  • Chemotherapy safety
  • Nurse-sensitive patient outcomes
  • Patient-reported outcomes
  • Quality and evidence-based practice processes

Cancer Care Issues

  • Barriers to cancer care
  • Communication
  • Coordination of care
  • Survivorship care plans
  • Transitions in care

Healthcare Systems

  • Cancer care delivery/cancer programs
  • Cost of cancer care, survivorship, and financial burden to the patient
  • Electronic health records
  • Management and administration issues
  • Models of care

Professional Issues

  • Advanced practice roles, scope of practice, and reimbursement
  • Compassion fatigue
  • DNP roles in oncology care
  • Interprofessional education and practice
  • Leadership/empowerment of nurses
  • Professional development and mentoring
  • Self-care for oncology nurses
  • Workforce and staffing issues