Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology

ISSN: 2074-2835 (Print)
            2220-105X (Online)
Publication frequency: 2 issues per year

Accredited with the DHET (SAPSE)

Official publication of the South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology

Co-published with Medpharm PublicationsCo-published with Taylor & FrancisThis is a fully Open Access journal that only publishes articles Open Access.


Aims & Scope

The Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology (SAJGO) is the official journal of the South African Society of Gynaecologic Oncology (SASGO), which is affiliated to the South African Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SASOG) and to the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS).

The Journal is based in South Africa but is also a regional journal for Southern Africa and the African continent. The Journal seeks to act as a forum for the discussion of issues of local importance and of specific importance to the developing world.

The Journal aims to be the prime journal on women's cancer for local health care workers and gynaecologists, focusing on all aspects of cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment. The SAJGO is also a specialist journal catering for sub-specialist gynaecologic oncologists, for other specialists with a specific interest in breast and gynaecologic cancer, including medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, geneticists, specialised nurses and research scientists.

The Journal includes all aspects of female cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment and aims to serve a broad readership. As such it should be of interest to the clinical, scientific and academic community, policy makers, government and non-government stakeholders and industry.The Journal supports the vision of SASGO, namely to promote excellence in gynaecologic cancer care and will also aim to promote excellence in breast cancer care. The Journal also supports the mission of the society and will assist SASGO with all aspects of communication, training, advocacy and by supporting and stimulating local research.

Latest Issue

Volume 8, Issue 2, 2016


Brachytherapy for cervical cancer: guidelines to facilitate patient-centred care in a multidisciplinary environment
Author(s): Deirdré LongDepartment of Oncology, South Africa, Hester Sophia Friedrich-NelFaculty of Health & Environmental Sciences, South Africa, Georgina JoubertFaculty of Health Sciences, South Africa
Pages: 27–33
Immunohistochemistry markers in diagnosing high-grade serous carcinoma of ovary with breast metastasis: a rare case report
Author(s): Thiraviyam ElumalaiDepartment of Radiotherapy, India, Ashutosh MukherjiDepartment of Radiotherapy, India, Debasis GochhaitDepartment of Pathology, India
Pages: 34–36
Acute toxicity in cervical cancer HIV-positive vs. HIV-negative patients treated by radical chemo-radiation in Zambia
Author(s): Sibusiso MdletsheMedical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Department, South Africa, Harry MunkupaOncology Center, Zambia, Kennedy LishimpiOncology Center, Zambia
Pages: 37–41
Experiences of women receiving high dose rate brachytherapy for cervical cancer at an academic hospital
Author(s): AD DzakaKomfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana, JE MareeFaculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Education, South Africa
Pages: 42–45


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