Scimago Journal & Country Rank

JAMA Oncology


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category


American Medical Association



Publication type



23742437, 23742445





How to publish in this journal


JAMA Oncology is committed to publishing influential original research, opinions, and reviews that advance the science of oncology and improve the clinical care of patients with cancer. Our original, innovative, and timely scientific and educational content provides a deeper understanding of cancer pathogenesis and recent treatment advances for our readers. JAMA Oncology aims to effectively convey the findings of important clinical research, major scientific breakthroughs, actionable discoveries, and state-of-the-art treatment pathways to the oncology community. Our goal is that successful communication of new knowledge will ultimately translate to clinical benefit for people living with and surviving cancer Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Cancer Research2019Q1
Cancer Research2020Q1
Cancer Research2021Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.008
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.964
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.102
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.388
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20208.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202110.133
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.008
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.964
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20187.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.692
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20209.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20219.648
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.008
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.285
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20198.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20208.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20219.347
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20150
Self Cites201650
Self Cites201764
Self Cites2018142
Self Cites2019168
Self Cites2020136
Self Cites2021130
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20161282
Total Cites20173924
Total Cites20187280
Total Cites20199661
Total Cites202011607
Total Cites202112909
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20150
External Cites per document20168.381
External Cites per document201710.722
External Cites per document201812.223
External Cites per document201914.950
External Cites per document202018.960
External Cites per document202123.491
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20165.008
Cites per document20175.964
Cites per document20187.102
Cites per document20197.692
Cites per document20209.033
Cites per document20219.648
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents2016109
Non-citable documents2017298
Non-citable documents2018441
Non-citable documents2019621
Non-citable documents2020680
Non-citable documents2021794
Citable documents20150
Citable documents2016147
Citable documents2017360
Citable documents2018584
Citable documents2019635
Citable documents2020605
Citable documents2021544
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20150
Uncited documents2016103
Uncited documents2017254
Uncited documents2018395
Uncited documents2019497
Uncited documents2020552
Uncited documents2021565
Cited documents20150
Cited documents2016153
Cited documents2017404
Cited documents2018630
Cited documents2019759
Cited documents2020733
Cited documents2021773
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