Vision. JAMA Oncology is committed to publishing influential original research, opinions, and reviews that advance the science of oncology and improve the clinical care of patients with cancer.
Mission. JAMA Oncology is the definitive journal for scientists, clinicians, and trainees in the field of oncology worldwide. Our original, innovative, and timely scientific and educational content provides a deeper understanding of cancer pathogenesis and recent treatment advances for our readers.JAMA Oncology aims to effectively convey the findings of important clinical research, major scientific breakthroughs, actionable discoveries, and state-of-the-art treatment pathways to the oncology community. Our goal is that successful communication of new knowledge will ultimately translate to clinical benefit for people living with and surviving cancer.
Editorial Team. The founding Editor in Chief of JAMA Oncology is Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD. Dr Disis is a Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Pathology and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Washington (UW), and a Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. She is the Associate Dean for Translational Science in the UW School of Medicine, Director of the UW Center for Translational Medicine and Women''''''''s Health, and Director, UW Institute for Translational Health Sciences. Dr Disis is an expert in breast and ovarian cancer, immunotherapy, and translational research. For a complete listing of the journal’s Editors and Editorial Board, see link to Editors and Publishers below.
Journal Publication and Editorial Information. JAMA Oncology is an international peer-reviewed journal that is published online each Thursday and in a print/online issue every month. The acceptance rate is 21%. Time to initial editorial decision is 1 day without review and 35 days with review. All articles are published Online First within a median of 71 days of acceptance. All research articles are made free access online 12 months after publication. All articles are made free access on The JAMA Network Reader on the day of publication. JAMA Oncology also has an open access option for authors of eligible manuscripts. See Instructions for Authors for details. In addition, the journal is made freely available or nearly so to institutions in developing countries through the World Health Organizations HINARI program.
Topics of Interest. JAMA Oncology publishes papers on all aspects medical, radiation, and surgical oncology and its subspecialties, including the following Topics:
Updated April 2016