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 10, Issue 1, 2018


Retrospective analysis of radiotherapy outcomes in breast cancer radiotherapy at a single institution
Author(s): M HeunisRadiation Oncology, South Africa, DC LombeRadiation Oncology, South Africa, M McCaulBiostatistics Unit, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Global Health, South Africa
Pages: 1–4
Tumour and treatment factors influencing the outcome of chemo-radiation in stage IIB cervical cancer: a single institution experience
Author(s): Mtabeni JemuDivision of Radiation Oncology, South Africa, Leon van WijkDivision of Radiation Oncology, South Africa, Michelle ParkerRadiobiology Section, Division of Radiation Oncology, South Africa, Glenn JonesSchool of Clinical Medicine and Research, Bahamas
Pages: 5–10
A retrospective study of stage IB node-negative cervical cancer treated with adjuvant radiation with standard pelvic versus central small pelvic fields
Author(s): Tlotlo B RalefalaDivision of Radiation Oncology, South Africa, Leon van WijkDivision of Radiation Oncology, South Africa, Rakiya SaiduDepartment of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, College of Health Sciences, Nigeria
Pages: 11–15

Case Report

Primary peritoneal carcinosarcoma arising from the secondary Müllerian system: case report and literature review
Author(s): Rohini Vinayak KulkarniGynaecological Oncology Resident, India, Rani Akhil BhatSenior Consultant and Head of Department, Gynaecological Oncology, India, Vibhawari DhakhariaDepartment of Gynaecological Oncology, India, Jagannath DixitDepartment of Surgical Oncology, India, Aparna GangoliDepartment of Pathology, India, Kunal SharmaDepartment of Pathology, India
Pages: 16–18


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