Plagiarism Policy

"The Cancer Research Review" is committed to upholding the highest standards of academic integrity and ethical publishing. This policy outlines our expectations for authors regarding originality and proper citation of sources.

1. Definition of Plagiarism:

Plagiarism is the act of using someone else's work or ideas without proper attribution. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Copying text verbatim without quotation marks and citation.
  • Paraphrasing another's work without acknowledging the original source.
  • Submitting someone else's work as your own.
  • Self-plagiarism: reusing significant portions of your own previously published work without proper citation.

2. Consequences of Plagiarism:

Manuscripts identified as containing plagiarism will be subject to the following consequences:

  • Immediate rejection: Manuscripts with clear and substantial plagiarism will be rejected outright.
  • Retraction: Published articles found to contain plagiarism may be retracted.
  • Reporting: In severe cases, the author's institution and relevant funding agencies may be notified.
  • Blacklisting: Authors found to have committed plagiarism may be blacklisted from future submissions to "The Cancer Research Review".

3. Author Responsibilities:

Authors submitting to "The Cancer Research Review" are responsible for ensuring the originality of their work and for providing proper citations for all sources used. This includes:

  • Citing all sources of information, including data, figures, and tables.
  • Using quotation marks for any directly copied text.
  • Paraphrasing information accurately and ethically, with proper in-text citations and references.
  • Disclosing any potential conflicts of interest.

4. Detection of Plagiarism:

"The Cancer Research Review" utilizes plagiarism detection software to screen all submitted manuscripts. Additionally, our editorial team is trained to identify plagiarism and other forms of academic misconduct.