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February 2022

JAMA Oncology

JAMA Oncol. 2022;8(2):192. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.5481

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.

Mission Statement: JAMA Oncology is the definitive journal for scientists, clinicians, and trainees in the field of oncology worldwide. 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.


Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD, Seattle, Washington

Deputy Editors

Lee M. Ellis, MD, Houston, Texas

Charles R. Thomas Jr, MD, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Associate Editor for Statistics

Yu Shyr, PhD, Nashville, Tennessee

Assistant Editor for Statistics

Fei Ye, PhD, Nashville, Tennessee

Associate Editor for Editorials, Viewpoints, and Commentaries

George W. Sledge Jr, MD, Stanford, California

Associate Editor for Reviews and CME

Monica Morrow, MD, New York, New York

Web Editor

Howard (Jack) West, MD, Duarte, California

Editorial Manager

Kristine Pipit, Seattle, Washington


Editorial Assistant

Madoka Kumamaru

Editorial Office

Cancer Vaccine Institute

University of Washington

850 Republican St, Box 358050

Seattle, WA 98109-4714


Editorial Board

Stephen M. Ansell, MD, PhD, Rochester, Minnesota

Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Michael P. Link, MD, Palo Alto, California

Chadi Nabhan, MD, MBA, Chicago, Illinois

Nathan A. Pennell, MD, PhD, Cleveland, Ohio

Howard Scher, MD, New York, New York

Neha Vapiwala, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

International Advisory Board

Eric O. Aboagye, PhD, PharmD, London, England

Fatima Cardoso, MD, Lisbon, Portugal

Johann S. de Bono, MB, ChB, FRCP, MSc, PhD, Surrey, England

Lesley Fallowfield, BSc, DPhil, FMedSci, East Sussex, England

Heikki Joensuu, MD, Helsinki, Finland

Yasufumi Kaneda, MD, PhD, Osaka, Japan

Sibylle Loibl, MD, PhD, Neu-Isenburg, Germany

Dong-Young Noh, MD, PhD, Seoul, South Korea

Fred Saad, MD, FRCS, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Emile E. Voest, MD, PhD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Shan Wang, MD, Beijing, China

Robyn L. Ward, MD, PhD, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia

Pan-Chyr Yang, MD, PhD, Taipei, Taiwan

Publication Staff

  • Interim Editor in Chief Phil B. Fontanarosa, MD, MBA

  • Executive Managing Editor Annette Flanagin

  • Executive Deputy Editor Robert M. Golub, MD

  • Electronic Editor and CME Editor Michael Berkwits, MD

  • Managing Editor Brenda Gregoline

  • Deputy Managing Editor John McFadden

  • Assistant Deputy Managing Editor Amy Nicoletti

  • Manuscript Editing Gabriel Dietz, Amanda Ehrhardt (senior manuscript editors); Hunter James Ford, Stephanie R. Holland, Jamie Scott (manuscript editors); Wanda Hill (editorial assistant)

  • Freelance Manuscript Editing Connie L. Manno (director); Sara M. Billings (senior coordinator); Doug Brandt, Timothy Gray, Peter J. Olson, Juliet A. Orellana, Paul Ruich, Kirby Snell (coordinators)

  • Freelance Copy Editors and Copyreaders Judith A. Ahlers, Stephanie Lang Beckmeyer, Dawn M. Bielawski, Jane Calayag, Jan Clavey, Mary Coerver-Connolly, Amy L. Eutsey, Paul G. Jaworski, Ruth A. Kaufman, Laura King, Julia L. Kurtz, Martha W. Lentz, Donna Lysak, Jenny MacKay, Charon Pierson, Lori Michelle Ryan, Thressa D. Smith, Annette Theuring, Donna J. Thordsen, Christine Tilles, Suzanne Walker, Cara M. Wallace, Becki K. Weiss, Christina West, Caroline A. V. Woods

  • Editorial Operation and Systems Larry Bryant, Jacob Kendall-Taylor, Monica Mungle (directors); Lenette Gardner-Gullens (manager); Fanny L. Brown, Anna Bukowski, Lee Calibeo, Tosca Hall, Erin Kato, Rachell Lozano, Kenneth Otani, Caroline Sietmann, Angelia Waltower

  • Digital Media Production Jesse McQuarters (director); Elena Guobyte, Emily Ling, Daniel Morrow, Shelly Steffens (producers)

  • Media Relations and Social Media Deanna Bellandi (director); Jim Michalski (senior public information officer); Eman Hassaballa Aly (manager); Reuben Rios (coordinator)

  • Electronic Media Systems and Services Mary Lynn Ferkaluk (manager); Jonathan Laxamana (coordinator)

  • Visual Abstract Editors Sidra Bonner, MD, MPH; Heather E. Hsu, MD, MPH; Andrew M. Ibrahim, MD, MSc

  • Editorial Graphics Karen Bucher, Andy Rekito (managers and senior medical illustrators); Nick Reback, Lohitha Kethu (medical illustrators); David Song (coordinator)

  • Budgets and Administration Marla A. Jefferson (director); Cheryl Sykes (manager); Deanna Willis (executive assistant); Yolanda Davis (copyright/library services coordinator)

  • Editorial Counsel Joseph P. Thornton, JD

Periodical Publishing Staff

  • Senior Vice President and Executive Publisher Thomas J. Easley

  • Group Vice President and Publisher Brian Shields

  • VP, Publishing Production Operations Karen Adams-Taylor

  • VP, Digital Product Management and Development Paul Gee

  • Staff Monica Smith

Advertising Sales and Marketing–Pharmaceuticals and Devices

  • Director Jeffery J. Bonistalli

  • Manager Kathy Russell

  • Staff Mirna Monal

  • Sales Representatives Maureen A. Reichert, Nancy E. Souza

  • Director, Marketing Mark Thornbury

  • Staff Tricia Castellano

Advertising Sales and Marketing–Health Systems, Recruitment and Classified

  • Director Anna Frazier

  • Coordinator Meghan Thue

  • Media Consultants Sade DeRamus-Townsend, Thalia Moss

  • Recruitment Consultants Samantha Bauer, Hank Eurich

Reprint Sales

  • Sales Representatives Marsha Fogler, Rachel Sisholtz

Circulation Sales and Marketing

  • Director, Worldwide Sales Vida Damijonaitis

  • Managers Saskia Bolore, Gretchen Linder, Brian McCartney

  • Sales Representatives Christine Hearne, Natasha Nekola

  • Staff Henry Aguillon, David Baum, Ron Thomas

Marketing and Product Development

  • Directors Rick Bell, Elizabeth Solaro, Sara Zimmerman

  • Associate Publisher/Senior Product Development Geoffrey Flick

  • Managers Lindsay Dawson, Ellen Gibson, Craig McCaffrey, Michael McGraw, Daniel Pickhardt, Romando Rossini, Sarah Subramanian, Stacy Tucker, KC Walsh

  • Business Analyst Sirisha Alluri

  • Staff Millette Jackson-Bates, Tom Miller, Jacob Mishkin, Morgan Osgood

Business Operations

  • Directors Karl Elvin, Nancy Essex, Jaye Mize, Sean O’Donnell, Sue Sherrill

  • Managers David Antos, Anthony Bautista, Chris Borden, Debbie Camp, Jennifer Carney, Lydia Cruz, Scott Curl, Diane Darnell, Nanette Diaz, Jordynn Farrar, Allison Hughes, Tiffany Jones, Colleen Kelly, John Lash, Chris Meyer, Annemarie Neff, J.D. Neff, Sean Ohlson, Phil O'Leary, Bill Pedone, Susan Price, Jaynam Shah, Erin Spencer, Denise Steinhauser, Joe Wixted

  • Advertising and Production Services Ahmed Avendano, Kim Boler, Rhonda Bailey Brown, Fin Carter, Michael Deegan, Euwanaha Joiner-Smith, Joshua Lane, Cindy Rendlen, Janis Trinchere, Annissa Zak

  • Circulation Services Julie Burton, Ronna Hewitt, Mary Sieck, Geneine Van Someren, Jamaal Vargas

  • Content Production Systems Mike Bujewski, Nathan Mitre

  • Digital Production Regina Brownlee, Amanda Camino, Brenda Chandler-Grayer, Emily Dunn, Amy Evers, Maleeka Holden, Teri Hutchison, Dan Knowles, Joshua Lampinen, Natalie Marsh, Patricia E. Panek, Marla Seidell, La’son Diggs Sledge, Julian Wiley

  • Graphics Joe Amft, Jonathan Chala, James Collver, Maria Duda, Fred Furtner, Carolyn Hall, Maria Kowalkowski

  • Proofreading Carol Joy Farrell, Maria Giannini, Sasha Grossman, Kate Lander, Judith A. Literskis, Teresa H. Omiotek, Michael Ryder

AMA Executive

  • Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer James L. Madara, MD

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