ASCO publishes a suite of peer-reviewed journals with content focused on

  • clinical oncology research;
  • issues and insights affecting oncology practice;
  • cancer care, research and care delivery issues unique to countries and settings with limited healthcare resources;
  • biomedical informatics methods and processes applied to cancer-related data, information, and images; and
  • the science and practice of precision oncology.

ASCO’s peer-reviewed journals follow a continuous publication schedule. Below is a select list of the newest content from ASCO’s journals. ASCO will update the list on a near-daily basis, and we encourage you to check this page frequently. Email ASCO’s Media Team to request an embargoed journal article or an interview with a study author.

ASCO occasionally highlights select journal articles in an embargoed press release known as a News Digest or in a Featured Article summary. Sign up to receive communications regarding these articles.

Publishing May 21, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Nivolumab for Newly Diagnosed Advanced-Stage Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma: Safety and Efficacy in the Phase II CheckMate 205 Study (JCO: Rapid Communication)
Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, et al.
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Positron Emission Tomography Score Has Greater Prognostic Significance Than Pretreatment Risk Stratification in Early-Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma in the UK RAPID Study (JCO: Original Report)
Sally F. Barrington, et al.
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Financial Toxicity After Cancer in a Setting With Universal Health Coverage: A Call for Urgent Action (JOP: Original Contribution) 
Nirmala Bhoo-Pathy, et al.
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Improved Interpretability of Machine Learning Model using Unsupervised Clustering: Predicting Time to First Treatment in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (JCO CCI: Original Report)
David Chen, et al.
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Determining the Cancer Diagnostic Interval Using Administrative Healthcare Data in a Breast Cancer Cohort (JCO CCI: Original Report) 
Patti Groome, et al.
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Publishing May 20, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Cancer Drug Use in the Last Month of Life in Men With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (JOP: Original Contribution)
Alice Dragomir, et al.
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Spending for Advanced Cancer Diagnoses: Comparing Recurrent Versus De Novo Stage IV Disease (JOP: Original Contribution)
Michael J. hassett, et al.
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Publishing May 17, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Nivolumab Alone and With Ipilimumab in Previously Treated Metastatic Urothelial Carcinoma: CheckMate 032 Nivolumab 1 mg/kg Plus Ipilimumab 3 mg/kg Expansion Cohort Results (JCO: Rapid Communication)
Padmanee Sharma, et al.
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Perceptions of Patients With Breast and Colon Cancer of the Management of Cancer-Related Pain, Fatigue, and Emotional Distress in Community Oncology (JCO: Original Report)
Tenbroeck Smith, et al.
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Clinician Report of Oral Oncolytic Symptoms and Adherence Obtained via a Patient-Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) (JCO CCI: Original Report)
Victoria Nachar, et al.
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Publishing May 16, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Oncologists’ Attitudes and Practice of Addressing Diet, Physical Activity, and Weight Management With Patients With Cancer: Findings of an ASCO Survey of the Oncology Workforce (JOP: Original Contribution)
Janette K. Merrill, et al.
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Complementary and Integrative Medicine Use in Individuals Seeking Conventional Medical Oncology Care in Chile: Prevalence and Patient Characteristics (JGO: Original Report)
Gabriel Lopez, et al.
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Life Without a Breast: Exploring the Experiences of Young Nigerian Women After Mastectomy for Breast Cancer (JGO: Original Report)
Olalekan Olasehinde, et al.
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Overall Survival of Patients With ALK-Positive Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer in the Russian Federation: Nationwide Cohort Study (JGO: Original Report)
Ilya Tsimafeyeu, et al.
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Crizotinib and Surgery for Long-Term Disease Control in Children and Adolescents With ALK-Positive Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors (JCO PO: Original Report)
Toby Trahair, et al.
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Economic Impact of Next-Generation Sequencing Versus Single-Gene Testing to Detect Genomic Alterations in Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Using a Decision Analytic Model (JCO PO: Original Report)
Nathan Pennell, et al.
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5-Hydroxymethylcytosine Profiles Are Prognostic of Outcome in Neuroblastoma and Reveal Transcriptional Networks That Correlate With Tumor Phenotype (JCO PO: Original Report)
Mark Applebaum, et al.
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Identifying Smoking Status and Smoking Cessation Using a Data Linkage Between the Kentucky Cancer Registry and Health Claims Data (JCO CCI: Original Report)
Michael Shayne Gallaway, et al.
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Publishing May 15, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Development and Validation of a Cytogenetic Prognostic Index Predicting Survival in Multiple Myeloma (JCO: Original Report)
Hervé Avet-Loiseau, et al.
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Publishing May 14, 4:00 p.m. ET:

Cytoreductive Surgery With or Without Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer With Peritoneal Metastases (CYTO-CHIP study): A Propensity Score Analysis (JCO: Original Report)
Pierre-Emmanuel Bonnot, et al.
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Importance of Assessing Patient-Reported Outcomes With Salvage Autologous Transplantation in Relapsed Multiple Myeloma (JCO: Editorial)
Stephanie Lee, et al.
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More Is Not Always Better: The Perils of Treatment Intensification in Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (JCO: Editorial) 
Stephen Hunger, et al.
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Pharmacologic Treatments for Chronic Cancer-Related Pain: Does Anything Work? (JCO: Editorial) 
Ellen Lavoie Smith, et al.
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Publishing May 13, 4:00 p.m. ET:

NAB-Paclitaxel Improves Disease-Free Survival in Early Breast Cancer: GBG 69–GeparSepto (JCO: Original Report)
Sibylle Loibl, et al.
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Will a Low-Dose Option Improve Uptake of Tamoxifen for Breast Cancer Risk Reduction? (JCO: Editorial)
Carol Fabian, et al.
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Prospective International Pilot Study Evaluating the Efficacy of a Self-Guided Contouring Teaching Module With Integrated Feedback for Transitioning From 2D to 3D Treatment Planning (JCO: Original Report)
Mustafa Abugideiri, et al.
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Embargo Information

The embargo date and time of a journal article coincide with its online publication date and time. Journalists may conduct embargoed interviews with study authors up to one week prior to the online publication date. ASCO takes embargo violations seriously and violations typically result in the loss of journal media privileges for a period of one year and may affect broader ASCO media privileges as well. Journalists may request embargoed articles. Please direct further questions regarding the embargo policies for ASCO Journals to the Media Team.