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Journal of Breast Canceropen access

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Cancer Research

PublisherKorean Breast Cancer Society
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Journal of Breast Cancer (abbreviated as 'J Breast Cancer') is the official journal of the Korean Breast Cancer Society, which is issued quarterly in the last day of March, June, September, and December each year since 1998. All the contents of the Journal is available online at the official journal website ( under open access policy. The journal aims to provide a forum for the academic communication between medical doctors, basic science researchers, and health care professionals to be interested in breast cancer. To get this aim, we publish original investigations, review articles, brief communications including case reports, editorial opinions on the topics of importance to breast cancer, and welcome new research findings and epidemiological studies, especially when they contain a regional data to grab the international reader's interest. Although the journal is mainly dealing with the issues of breast cancer, rare cases among benign breast diseases or evidence-based scientifically written articles providing useful information for clinical practice can be published as well.


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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 Research2009Q4
Cancer Research2010Q4
Cancer Research2011Q4
Cancer Research2012Q4
Cancer Research2013Q4
Cancer Research2014Q3
Cancer Research2015Q3
Cancer Research2016Q3
Cancer Research2017Q2
Cancer Research2018Q2

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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.114
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.307
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.248
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.675
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.689
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.703
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.667
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.307
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.811
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.472
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.751
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.754
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.352
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.329
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.884
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.657
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.036
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.447
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.545
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.735
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20091
Self Cites201014
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201217
Self Cites201318
Self Cites201418
Self Cites201515
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201717
Self Cites201819
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20094
Total Cites201019
Total Cites201135
Total Cites2012120
Total Cites2013269
Total Cites2014432
Total Cites2015487
Total Cites2016487
Total Cites2017471
Total Cites2018454
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.086
External Cites per document20100.093
External Cites per document20110.149
External Cites per document20120.696
External Cites per document20131.236
External Cites per document20141.990
External Cites per document20152.396
External Cites per document20162.672
External Cites per document20172.655
External Cites per document20182.605
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.114
Cites per document20100.352
Cites per document20110.307
Cites per document20120.811
Cites per document20131.325
Cites per document20142.077
Cites per document20152.472
Cites per document20162.751
Cites per document20172.754
Cites per document20182.719
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents20128
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201717
Non-citable documents201824
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200935
Citable documents201054
Citable documents2011114
Citable documents2012148
Citable documents2013203
Citable documents2014208
Citable documents2015197
Citable documents2016177
Citable documents2017171
Citable documents2018167
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 documents20080
Uncited documents200932
Uncited documents201043
Uncited documents201195
Uncited documents201298
Uncited documents2013104
Uncited documents201461
Uncited documents201554
Uncited documents201648
Uncited documents201753
Uncited documents201861
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20093
Cited documents201015
Cited documents201126
Cited documents201258
Cited documents2013107
Cited documents2014157
Cited documents2015154
Cited documents2016141
Cited documents2017135
Cited documents2018130
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