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Aims and Scope

Clinical Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (Clin Pediatr Hematol Oncol, CPHO) is a double-blind peer-reviewed open-access journal and the official journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (KSPHO). CPHO aims to deliver new and important scientific knowledge and information regarding clinical and biological aspects of the pediatric hematology and oncology to contribute to healthcare of children, adolescents and young adults. The areas of specific interest covered by CPHO include epidemiology and biology of pediatric hematology-oncology, hematopoiesis, benign hematologic disease, transfusion, immunology, pediatric hematologic malignancies, benign and malignant pediatric solid tumors, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, supportive care, late effects and palliative care for childhood cancer. CPHO publishes Original Articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, Editorials and Letters to the Editor in English. The journal is indexed and covered by KoreaMed, Korea Citation Index (KCI), ScienceCentral (Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies), Google Scholar, and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).

General Information

The Korean Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (KSPHO) published the first issue of the official journal in 1994 as the Korean Journal of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (print ISSN 1225-6978). The title has been revised to the Clinical Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (print ISSN 1975-2881) in 2006, and once again to Clinical Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (Clin Pediatr Hematol Oncol, CPHO, print ISSN 2233-5250, online ISSN 2233-4580) in 2011 with introduction of an online submission and peer review system ( Since 2011, the journal has been published online ( and in print biannually (April 30th and October 31st) in English. Articles published in CPHO can be obtained from the official web site of KSPHO ( and CPHO homepage ( as abstracts and full text PDF files.

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