Clinical Oncology is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering oncology. It was established in 1989 and is published ten times a year by Elsevier. It is the official journal of the Royal College of Radiologists. The editor-in-chief is Charlotte Coles (University of Cambridge). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 3.212.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The name's etymological origin is the Greek word ὄγκος (ónkos), meaning "tumor", "volume" or "mass" and the word λόγος (logos), meaning "speech".