An international general medical journal thatpublishes clinical papers, state-of-the-art reviews, letters, news, and any original contribution that advances or illuminates medical science or practice, or that educates or entertains the journal's readers.
When writing your article for The Lancet,remember that it is the general reader whom you are trying to reach. One way to find out if you have succeeded is to show your draft to colleagues in other specialties. If they do not understand, neither, very probably, will The Lancet's staff or readers.
Publishing frequency: Weekly