About the Journal

Annals of Breast Surgery

Aims and Scope

Annals of Breast Surgery (Ann Breast Surg; ABS; online ISSN 2616-2776) is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal, which provides current and practical information on prevention, diagnosis, and clinical investigations of breast diseases. The journal focuses on cutting-edge findings in the field of breast cancer surgery and reconstruction technique, neoadjuvant therapy, genetic susceptibility and prophylactic mastectomy, including but not limited to, multimodality therapy, biomarkers, imaging, biology, pathology, clinical trial, nursing and technical advances related to breast surgery.

We accept Original Articles as well as Review Articles, Editorials and other types listed in the Author Instructions. All submissions and peer-review will be managed through OJS system, an electronic system that ensures a rapid turnaround of manuscripts from submission to publication.

Information for Authors
ABS is a member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and follows the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal and the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines.
Manuscripts submitted must be original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time:
Submission to first editorial decision: 2-4 weeks.
External peer-review: 1-2 months.
Acceptance to publication: 2-4 weeks. Original articles are listed as priority.

Open Access Statement

This journal is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Copyright
For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to ABS, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For commercial usage or adaptation of ABS articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Editorial Office
Email: abs@amegroups.com
Phone: +86 20 66355775

Publisher Information
ABS is published by AME Publishing Company
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on March 6, 2020