Current Oncology

Established in 1994, Current Oncology is a peer-reviewed, Canadian based and Internationally respected journal. Published bi-monthly plus special supplemental issues, Current Oncology represents a multidisciplinary medium encompassing health care workers in the field of cancer therapy to report upon and to review progress in the management of this disease. Current Oncology is published by Multimed Inc.

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The information provided on the Current Oncology website is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.



Meeting/Conference: Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians’ Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference


Want to learn more about palliative medicine?


Register for the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians’ Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference which will be held in Calgary from May 23-25, 2019The conference is a key learning event for palliative care physicians, family doctors and physician specialists who want to enhance their knowledge of palliative care.
Posted: 2019-02-15

Other: New Immunotherapy Supplement Coming Soon

Watch out for our ImmunoOncology supplement later this year! Our Guest Editor, Dr. Ralph Wong (Medical Oncologist, Cancercare Manitoba), will be presenting a collection of articles including an overview of the mechanism of actions of this class of drugs, its impact on cancers (including melanoma, lung, GU, hematological malignancies), the management of their side effects, & promising new treatments.  
Posted: 2019-01-31

Journal Announcement: Call for Research Papers

Current Oncology is seeking high-quality original clinical research and clinical trial articles.  Areas may include research related to treatment, prevention, diagnostic, screening, and QOL. Articles submitted should contain information that is relevant directly to clinical oncology practice, and have clear potential for application to the current or future practice of cancer medicine.  
Posted: 2019-01-30
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Vol 26, No 1 (2019)

Table of Contents


D. Seely, S. Verma


B. Henry, S. Bean, Y. J. Ko, D. Selby
A. Awan, T. Alcindor
L. Amar, M. Le, F. M. Ghazawi, E. Rahme, A. Segal, E. Netchiporouk, G. Popradi, L. Moreau, O. Roshdy, D. Sasseville, I. V. Litvinov

Cancer Narratives: Words Beyond Disease

N. A. Rutkowski

Original Article(s)

Cancer Control and Prevention

A. L. Mahar, L. E. Davis, L. D. Bubis, Q. Li, R. Sutradhar, N. G. Coburn, L. Barbera

Cancer Genetics

G. E. Hanley, J. N. McAlpine, R. Cheifetz, K. A. Schrader, M. McCullum, D. Huntsman

Integrative Oncology

E. Marsden, G. Nigh, S. Birdsall, H. Wright, M. Traub

Medical Oncology

S. Bazarbashi, A. M. Hakoun, A. M. Gad, M. A. Elshenawy, A. Aljubran, A. Alzahrani, A. Eldali
J. Zou, Q. Li, F. Kou, Y. Zhu, M. Lu, J. Li, Z. Lu, L. Shen
Y. Yang, R. Chen, T. Sun, L. Zhao, F. Liu, S. Ren, H. Wang, X. Lu, X. Gao, C. Xu, Y. Sun

Palliative Care

C. Lees, S. Weerasinghe, N. Lamond, T. Younis, Ravi Ramjeesingh

Radiation Oncology

M. Dosani, R. Yang, M. McLay, D. Wilson, M. Liu, C. J. Yong-Hing, J. Hamm, C. R. Lund, R. Olson, D. Schellenberg
E. Hamel-Perreault, D. Mathieu, L. Masson-Cote
P. K. Cheema, J. Rothenstein, B. Melosky, A. Brade, V. Hirsh
S. Dent, C. Ammendolea, A. Christofides, S. Edwards, D. Incekol, B. Pourmirza, S. Kfoury, B. Poirier

Practice Guideline(s)

S. A. Laurie, S. Banerji, N. Blais, S. Brule, P. K. Cheema, P. Cheung, N. Daaboul, D. Hao, V. Hirsh, R. Juergens, J. Laskin, N. Leighl, R. MacRae, G. Nicholas, D. Roberge, J. Rothenstein, D. J. Stewart, M. S. Tsao
C. Murray, D. Sivajohanathan, T. P. Hanna, S. Bradshaw, N. Solish, B. Moran, R. Hekkenberg, A. C. Wei, T. Petrella

Short Communication(s)

Case Report(s)

V. Venetsanaki, A. Boutis, A. Chrisoulidou, P. Papakotoulas
C. Sakaguchi, K. Ashida, S. Yano, K. Ohe, N. Wada, N. Hasuzawa, Y. Matsuda, S. Sakamoto, R. Sakamoto, H. Uchi, M. Furue, M. Nomura, Y. Ogawa

Letter(s) to the Editor

Special Article(s)

Essentials for Practitioners in Oncology

G. Chaput, J. Sussman

Knowledge Translation Research Network

Knowledge Translation Research Network

M. A. O'Brien, E. Grunfeld
C. Ludwig, J. Renaud, L. Barbera, M. Carley, C. Henry, L. Jolicoeur, C. Kuziemsky, A. Patry, D. Stacey