The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal of oncology and the official journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). It is published by Harborside Press and the editor-in-chief is Harold J. Burstein (Dana–Farber Cancer Institute). It publishes the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, updates and review articles elaborating on guideline recommendations, and health services and clinical research papers, as well as correspondence and commentaries.


The journal was established in 2003 with Rodger J. Winn as editor-in-chief and was succeeded by Burstein in 2008. In January, 2012, the journal began a series of retrospective articles celebrating the 10th anniversary of its publication.

Abstracting and indexing

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According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 4.178.