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Open Access for Authors

Authors of Articles, Brief Communications, Reviews, MiniReviews, and Commentaries in the Journal have the option to publish their paper under the Oxford Open initiative; whereby, for a charge, their paper will be made freely available online immediately upon publication. After your manuscript is accepted the corresponding author will be required to accept a mandatory licence to publish agreement. As part of the licensing process you will be asked to indicate whether or not you wish to pay for open access. If you do not select the open access option, your paper will be published with standard subscription-based access and you will not be charged.

Oxford Open articles are published under Creative Commons licences.

RCUK/Wellcome Trust funded authors publishing in this journal can use the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY) for their articles.

All other authors may use the following Creative Commons licences:
• Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial licence (CC BY-NC)
• Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND)

Please click here for more information about the Creative Commons licences.

You can pay Open Access charges using our Author Services site. This will enable you to pay online with a credit/debit card, or request an invoice by email or post. The applicable open access charges vary according to which Creative Commons licence you select.

Charges for CC BY:
• Regular charge: £2250/ $3650 / €2950
• Reduced Rate Developing country charge*: £1125/ $1825 / €1475
• Free Developing country charge*: £0 /$0 / €0

Charges for CC BY-NC and CC BY-NC-ND:
• Regular charge: £2000/ $3200 / €2600
• Reduced Rate Developing country charge*: £1000/ $1600 / €1300
• Free Developing country charge*: £0 /$0 / €0

*Visit our developing countries page (click here for a list of qualifying countries).

Please note that these charges are in addition to any colour charges that may apply.

Orders from the UK will be subject to the current UK VAT charge. For orders from the rest of the European Union, OUP will assume that the service is provided for business purposes. Please provide a VAT number for yourself or your institution, and ensure you account for your own local VAT correctly.

Color Figures

The print charge for color figures in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute is $600 per figure. There is no charge to publish figures in color online. You will be asked to agree to charges relating to color figures at the time of manuscript submission and acceptance.