Aims & Scope

Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology (JAYAO) breaks new ground as the first cancer journal dedicated to all aspects of adolescent and young adult (AYA)-aged cancer patients and survivors. JAYAO is the only central forum for peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and research in the field, bringing together all AYA oncology stakeholders and professionals across disciplines, including clinicians, researchers, psychosocial and supportive care providers, and pediatric and adult cancer institutions.

JAYAO covers multidisciplinary issues specific to AYAO patients and survivors such as:

  • Diagnosis
  • Clinical trials
  • Therapeutic approaches
  • Oncofertility
  • Psychosocial issues
  • Survivorship
  • Quality of life

Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology is under the editorial leadership of Editor-in-Chief Leonard S. Sender, MD, University of California, Irvine and CHOC Children’s Hospital, and other leading clinicians and researchers. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Pediatric and adult hematologists and oncologists, surgical oncologists; radiation oncologists; pediatricians and adolescent medicine specialists; reproductive endocrinologists; oncology nurses and advanced practice staff; social workers; cancer researchers, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of:

Society for Adolescent and Young Adult OncologySociety for Adolescent
and Young Adult Oncology

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Teenage Cancer Trust


Indexed/Abstracted in:



PubMed Central;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;


CINAHL® database;

ProQuest databases;


The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.