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Journal of Clinical Oncology

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)  J. Clin. Oncol.
Language  English
Frequency  36/year
Discipline  Oncology
Publication history  1983-present
Publisher  American Society of Clinical Oncology (United States)

The Journal of Clinical Oncology is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 3 times a month by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. It covers research on all aspects of clinical oncology. All articles older than one year are freely available online. The journal was established in 1983 and the editor-in-chief is Stephen A. Cannistra (Harvard Medical School).



In 1981 Emil Frei III proposed that the American Society of Clinical Oncology should publish an official journal and that it should be called Journal of Clinical Oncology. The first issue was published on January 1, 1983, containing 70 pages of research and an editorial by the then editor-in-chief, Joseph Bertino. Bertino was succeeded by George P. Canellos in 1987. In 1998, a Spanish language edition of the journal started quarterly publication, followed by a Chinese language edition. Currently there are 10 international editions. Daniel Haller became editors in 2001 and during his tenure the journal moved from its publisher Grune & Stratton to in-house publication by society staff. As of 2012, Stephen Cannistra serves as editor-in-chief.

Abstracting and indexing

This journal is abstracted and indexed in:

  • Science Citation Index
  • Neuroscience Citation Index
  • Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
  • Current Contents/Life Sciences
  • Index medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed
  • Embase/Excerpta Medica
  • Chemical Abstracts Service
  • References

    Journal of Clinical Oncology Wikipedia