JAMA Oncology is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association, with a focus on cancer. The scope of this journal covers all aspects of medical oncology, radiation oncology, and surgical oncology as well as subspecialties; a full list of included topics is provided on the .[2]


Publication of JAMA Oncology began in 2015, with the first issue (Vol. 1, No. 1) appearing in April and is published on a monthly basis. The first and current editor is Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD. JAMA Oncology is part of the extensive JAMA network of publications, which includes the following titles:[2]


JAMA Cardiology

JAMA Dermatology

JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery

JAMA Internal Medicine

JAMA Neurology

JAMA Ophthalmology

JAMA Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

JAMA Pediatrics

JAMA Psychiatry

JAMA Surgery

Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry


Evidence-based Medicine: An Oral History

JAMA Network webcasts

The JAMA Report

Indexing and Abstracting

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Index Medicus, MEDLINE, and Pubmed.[3]