Journal of Clinical Oncology

The Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) is a medical journal published 3 times a month (36 issues a year) by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with a 2010 impact factor of 18.970. JCO now accounts for nearly one in 10 of all oncology journal citations. This journal s focus is work that relates to the care of patients with cancer, e.g., clinical oncology. This journal publishes in varying formats. Original research reports are both a communication tool and reports for original research. Review articles can describe work that builds on previous original research, summarize the current state clinical oncology, or can be a point of critical analysis. Opinion is voiced in editorial formats, which include commentary and discuss controversies. There is also a format for perspectives from a person of public notoriety. Special articles are another form of communication besides original research reports, which promulgate guidelines, summaries of consensus, and other scholarly communications. Fundamental research is covered in the "Biology of Neoplasia" section.

Publisher
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Impact factor
18.372 (2011)

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Oncology & Cancer

Survival worse for nonwhite children with Hodgkin lymphoma

(HealthDay)—Among children with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) enrolled in phase III trials, nonwhite patients have an increased risk for death, according to a study published in the Nov. 10 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers ID risks for second childhood cancers

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have helped children survive cancer. Now University of Minnesota researchers are trying to find the ideal combinations that prevent the disease from coming back.

Oncology & Cancer

Prognostic disclosure improves life expectancy estimates

(HealthDay)—Prognostic disclosure is associated with more realistic patient expectations of life expectancy (LE) in advanced cancer, according to a study published online Oct. 5 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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