Impact journal has played a transformational role in the field of medicine through the weekly publication that is known as Oncotarget. The idea was born back in 2010, and the action has played a massive role in promoting access to information by physicians and other experts. The chief editors of the journal are Mikhail Blagosklonny, and Andrei V. Gudkov. The impact of Oncotarget on the general society has been significant, and it has helped to bring breakthroughs on how research is undertaken. The objective of making weekly publications is to help other authors in the field of medicine have access to credible information so that when they are creating their releases, they can be able to use figures and critical data that has a backing.
The internet has very many sources of information that can be published by anyone. However, the credibility of information that is collected from any website is not usable in the field of science as there is a need for excellent precision.Various organizations have come out to support Oncotarget as a source of information, and one of them is the Gordon Research Conference. Other notable personalities who have contributed to the popularity of Oncotarget through the publication of their research work include Andrew Schally.He won a Nobel Peace Prize due to his contribution in developing cures for various ailments, and Carlo M Croce who works as the Chief Editor of Cancer Research. Schally successfully published 28 papers and Croce managed to release about 15 articles.
When great minds come together, then a lot can be achieved, and Oncotarget is greatly helping to bring all these people together to unlock answers to some of the most significant challenges facing humanity.Just as the name suggests, Oncotarget was started with the primary aim of tackling Oncology. However, the scope of Oncotarget has been expanded to cover topics such as Neuroscience, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Metabolism and other varying fields of study. Based on Reuters’ Impact Factor, Oncotarget is the best medical journal as it had managed to span over 11,000 cities within two years. It is quite clear that the journal is making a significant impact in the society, and more success is expected through the continuous publications.