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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The material has not been previously published and is not under simultaneous consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 10-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • The manuscript has been structure based on the template.
  • For original article, ethical clearance and informed consent statement must be included in the submission.
  • For case report, patient’s informed consent must be included in the submission.
  • Ethics Statement, Authorship Agreement and Copyright Statement forms must be filled and submitted together with the manuscript.
  • Provide a cover letter for submission.

Manuscripts are submitted through online submission; Please register/make an account first (don't forget to checklist “Author” in “Register as” field, when you fill/edit your profile). After you have an account, please do log in, then in your profile, you can click “New submission”, follow the step for uploading your manuscript. If you have any difficulties please contact submission@inajcc.com for help.

The maximum file size for the manuscript is 5MB, full-resolution photographs should be uploaded separately as supplementary files.

Manuscripts are received with the understanding that they are not under simultaneous consideration by another publication. Accepted manuscripts become the permanent property of The Indonesian Journal of Cancer Control without permission from the publisher.


Author Responsibility

All accepted manuscripts are subject to copy editing. The author is responsible for all statements in his work.


Manuscript Preparation

All manuscripts should be prepared in accordance with “Uniform Requirements for Manuscript Submission to Biomedical Journals” (also known as “Vancouver Style”), as agreed by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors. The entire manuscript must be typewritten, double spaced, on white bond paper, 216 x 279 mm (8 ½ x 11 in.) or ISO A4 (212 x 297 mm), with margins of at least 25 mm (1 in.), including the abstract, footnotes, references, figure legends and tables (superscript). If a word processor is used, do not justify lines.

All manuscripts should include (1) title page, (2) short title page, (3) abstract in English (4) body of paper, (5) acknowledgements, (6) references, (7) tables, (8) figure legends, and (9) clear photocopies of figures and illustrations. Manuscripts should be consistent in style, spelling, and use of abbreviations. Slang, medical jargon, and obscure abbreviations are to be avoided. The word count should not exceed 5000 words including figures and tables.


Abstract and key words

Provide an abstract (250 words maximum) of the article. Original articles consist of statements of the problem (background), method of study, findings and conclusions. Observation and others (review article) consists of statement of the problem and the way of study performed. Abstract replaces the summary. Key words must be included after abstract and maximal 5 words.



List references in consecutive numerical order (not alphabetically). Once a reference is cited, all subsequent citations should be to the original number. All references must be cited in the text or tables. Unpublished data and personal communications should not be listed as references. Reference to journal articles should include: (1) authors (abbreviation of middle name), (2) title, (3) journal name (as abbreviated in Index Medicus), (4) year, (5) volume number, (6) inclusive page numbers. References to book should include: (1) author[s], (2) chapter title (if any), (3) editor (if any), (4) title of book, (5) city of publication, (6) publisher, and (7) year. Volume and edition numbers, specific pages, and name of translator(s) should be included when appropriate.

Further explanation and examples could be seen, e.g., in the file “Quick references guide to Vancouver citing & referencing style” (Vancouver - Citing and referencing - Library guides at Monash University), that can be obtained from the Monash University site.