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Reviewer Resource Center

Peer review is an intrinsic element in the unbiased and critical assessment of manuscripts submitted to the Annals of Surgical Oncology. Overseen by the journal’s Editors, the Annals peer review process involves independent expert assessment of the quality and appropriateness of papers that are under consideration for publication.

Online Resources


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  5. Spier R: The history of the peer-review process. Trends in Biotechnology 20(8), 357-358, 2002