Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Frontiers in Oncologyopen access

H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Cancer Research

PublisherFrontiers Media S. A.
Publication typeJournals

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Cancer Research2012Q4
Cancer Research2013Q2
Cancer Research2014Q2
Cancer Research2015Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.404
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.088
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.790
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.088
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.790
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.293
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.011
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.293
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20122
Self Cites201339
Self Cites2014114
Self Cites2015157
Total Cites201219
Total Cites2013525
Total Cites20141838
Total Cites20153297
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20120.362
External Cites per document20132.859
External Cites per document20143.555
External Cites per document20154.089
Cites per document20120.404
Cites per document20133.088
Cites per document20143.790
Cites per document20154.293
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents201312
Non-citable documents201431
Non-citable documents201553
Citable documents201247
Citable documents2013170
Citable documents2014485
Citable documents2015768
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents201240
Uncited documents201335
Uncited documents201489
Uncited documents2015141
Cited documents201212
Cited documents2013147
Cited documents2014427
Cited documents2015680
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