Oncotarget is a multidisciplinary journal that publishes articles that relate to oncology. This is the study of development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tumors. Articles in the Oncotarget journal are published on a weekly basis. Authors allow free access to the published articles by anybody who is interested in reading them. The authors have decided to increase their publication frequency to two times per week. This is due to the rising demand of accessing the journal by the public. The authors of Oncotarget greatly desire to increase the volume and quality of the articles that they publish in this journal. Oncotarget journals disseminate highly significant scientific information that is related to medicine to the general public.
This is an international peer-reviewed journal. They focus on articles that are related to cancers, their causes, prevention, treatment, and management. The journal also takes the impacts of new management programs, therapeutic, and agent’s protocol on patients’ perspectives into consideration. A recent article titled “Signaling Cascades Of Thyroid Cancer” was published in the journal. Three authors published the article. About thirty-one people read it. This article explores the factors behind the rising sequence of thyroid cancer among a particular group of individuals. The article also features information regarding investigations on the therapeutic potential of sulforaphane (SFN) for thyroid cancer that were conducted during the study.
Another article that was published in the Oncotarget journal featured on URMC Rochester. The article titled “The First Study Ever Shows That E-cigarettes Cause Damage To The Gum Tissue” was published in November 2016. Irfan Rahman led the research study. The study focused on the detrimental effects of electronic cigarette on the oral health of human beings. It explored the chemical compounds in electronic cigarettes that caused oral damage. These mainly included flavoring and vapor that were previously associated with damaging the lung cells and nicotine that contributed to gum disease. The researchers made several recommendations based on their findings. They recommended that all manufacturers should disclose information regarding the chemical content of the cigarettes that they produce. They also recommended for further research on the harmful effects of E-cigarettes to be conducted in future.