Journal History

1994 Inaugural issue released by Mutlimed Inc, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2005 Journal website and peer review system is launched through Open Journal Systems.
2006 Changed to a bi-monthly publication schedule.
2008 Current Oncology is indexed in PubMed and archived in PubMed Central.
2008 Current Oncology is indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science).
2011 Journal assigned first impact factor of 1.820.
2018 Current Oncology accepted for indexing in the National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINE database.
2020 Current Oncology received an updated Journal Impact Factor of 2.257.
2020 Current Oncology is published by MDPI from Volume 28, Issue 1 (2021).

Current Oncology established the following topical sections:

  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Genitourinary Oncology 
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Head and Neck Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Palliative and Supportive Care
  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Health Economics
  • Medical Oncology

Current Oncology received an updated Journal Impact Factor of 3.677.



Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sharlene Gill


Section EiC: Dr. Stephen Yip


Section EiC: Dr. Normand Blais


Section EiC: Dr. Fiona Schulte


Section EiC: Prof. Dr. Jörg Kleeff


Section EiC: Dr. Michael T. Halpern


Section EiC: Prof. Dr. Christian Jackisch

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