Submission Preparation Checklist

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.

  1. Manuscript File: Required Components and Formatting
    1.1 Title page with all required information
    1.2 Word count (see Author guidelines for the word count for each article type)
    1.3 Structured abstract, unstructured abstract or none (see Author guidelines)
    1.4 Running head
    1.5 Keywords
    1.6 Table/Figure legends
    1.7 References superscript in text, compiled at the end of the paper in the Vancouver style
    1.8 Limited number of references (see Author guidelines)
    1.9 Text submitted in .doc/.docx or .rtf format
    1.9 Text double-spaced, using Times New Roman and font size 12
    1.10 Manuscript checked for spelling and grammar
    1.11 Article type correct

  2. Supporting Files (Attached as Separate Documents)
    2.1 Cover letter
    2.2 Author(s)  Statement 
    2.3 Written permission for usage of photographs, illustrations, figures, or text from another source
    2.4 Figures: TIF, JPG, EPS, CDR format at the standard resolutions, i.e. 300 dpi for photos, 600 dpi for line art
    2.5 Each table, figure, photograph, or illustration in separate a file
    2.6 Movies submitted as "Suppl data" in .avi, .mov, or .mp4 formats (max. 6MB in size)

  3. Revision/ Resubmission: Required Components and Formatting
    3.1 "Track changes" mode
    3.2 Rebuttal letter

  4. Final .pdf file checked before manuscript submission

  5. The above-mentioned work has not previously been published and that it has not been submitted to the Publishers of any other journal (with the exception of abstracts not exceeding 250 words).

  6. All the co-authors named and the relevant authorities of the scientific institutions in which the work has been carried out are familiar with the contents of this work and have agreed to its publication.

  7. The authors empower the Publisher to make any necessary editorial changes to the submitted manuscript.

  8. The authors are familiar with the regulations governing the acceptance of works to be published in "Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy"  and agree to follow them.

  9. Protocol of the study was approved by the local Human Investigation Committee (or respective body) and subjects involved in the study signed informed consent approved by the institution.

  10. The authors report any potential conflict of interest, which might include: grants funding the project; speaker honoraria from a company; consulting fees and stock options, other form of gratification.

Copyright Notice

Completion of the online submission form electronically (the Author's Statement) is tantamount to automatic transfer of the copyright for publishing and distribution of the submitted material (in all current and future forms and fields of exploitation) to the Copyright Owner, i.e. Greater Poland Cancer Centre (Poznan, Poland), on condition that these materials are accepted for publication. The authors agree not to publish any data or figures presented in their work in any place or in any language without the prior written consent of the Publisher.

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