Journal History

1994 The inaugural issue was released by Mutlimed Inc. Current Oncology was published as a quarterly journal.
2005 Journal website and peer review system was launched through Open Journal Systems.
2006 Current Oncology adopted a bimonthly publication schedule.
2008 Current Oncology was indexed in PubMed and archived in PubMed Central.
Current Oncology was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2011 Current Oncology received its first Impact Factor of 1.820.
2018 Current Oncology was indexed in MEDLINE - National Library of Medicine.
2020 Current Oncology received an updated Journal Impact Factor of 2.257.
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 established the following sections:
  • Breast Cancer;
  • Oncology Nursing;
  • Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology.
2023 Current Oncology received its 2022 Impact Factor (2.6).


2019–2023 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sharlene Gill
2023–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shahid Ahmed

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–2023 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michael T. Halpern for the section on Health Economics
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. 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
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Margaret Fitch for the section on Oncology Nursing
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sharlene Gill for the section on Gastrointestinal Oncology
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