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Minimally Invasive Surgical Oncology (Minim Invasive Surg Oncol, MISO, is an open-access, international, peer-reviewed journal, published by Hong Kong Medical Publishing Corporation Limited. It is published bimonthly and is openly distributed worldwide. MISO publishes original articles, review articles, case reports, and letters to the editor in the subject area of minimally invasive surgical oncology. MISO is indexed and covered by Google Scholar.
Turnaround times for manuscripts after submission:


Time allowance

First Editorial Decision

7 days

Peer review

2 weeks

Revision time

1–4 weeks

Ahead of Print

Within 1 month of being accepted

Formal publication

Within 1–12 months of being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority

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