Journal History

1994 Inaugural issue released by Mutlimed Inc, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2005 Journal website and peer review system was launched through Open Journal Systems.
2006 Changed to a bi-monthly publication schedule.
2008 Current Oncology was indexed in PubMed and archived in PubMed Central.
2008 Current Oncology was 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 was published by MDPI from Volume 28, Issue 1 (2021).
2021 Current Oncology established the following 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
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Oncology
  • Dermato-Oncology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Cell Therapy
Current Oncology received an updated Journal Impact Factor of 3.677.
2022 Current Oncology has established the following section:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology



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

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Stephen Yip for the section on Neuro-Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Normand Blais for the section on Thoracic Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Dr. Fiona Schulte for the section on Psychosocial Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Jörg Kleeff for the section on Surgical Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Dr. Michael T. Halpern for the section on Health Economics
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. David Allan for the section on Cell Therapy
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Tommaso Martino De Pas for the section on Bone and Soft Tissue Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Vittorio Gebbia for the section on Medical Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief:
 Dr. Pierre Yves Marcy for the section on Head and Neck Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Gavin Stuart for the section on Gynecologic Oncology
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Karen A. Gelmon for the section on Breast Cancer
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