Scimago Journal & Country Rank

JAMA Oncology


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
Media Ranking in United States

Subject Area and Category


American Medical Association



Publication type



23742445, 23742437





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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
Cancer Research2022Q1
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)20165.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.995
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20187.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20208.716
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202110.214
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20229.264
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.039
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.995
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20187.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.761
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20209.165
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20219.773
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20229.112
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.347
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20198.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20208.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20219.451
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20228.636
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 Cites2018141
Self Cites2019166
Self Cites2020133
Self Cites2021127
Self Cites2022119
Total Cites20150
Total Cites20161290
Total Cites20173945
Total Cites20187348
Total Cites20199732
Total Cites202011759
Total Cites202113057
Total Cites202211554
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 document20164.844
External Cites per document20175.898
External Cites per document20187.031
External Cites per document20197.628
External Cites per document20209.062
External Cites per document20219.678
External Cites per document20229.018
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20165.039
Cites per document20175.995
Cites per document20187.169
Cites per document20197.761
Cites per document20209.165
Cites per document20219.773
Cites per document20229.112
% 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 documents2019620
Non-citable documents2020679
Non-citable documents2021793
Non-citable documents2022743
Citable documents20150
Citable documents2016147
Citable documents2017360
Citable documents2018584
Citable documents2019634
Citable documents2020604
Citable documents2021543
Citable documents2022525
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 documents2019496
Uncited documents2020550
Uncited documents2021560
Uncited documents2022546
Cited documents20150
Cited documents2016153
Cited documents2017404
Cited documents2018630
Cited documents2019758
Cited documents2020733
Cited documents2021776
Cited documents2022722
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