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Oncology Letters



Universities and research institutions in Greece

Subject Area and Category


Spandidos Publications



Publication type



17921082, 17921074





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Oncology Letters is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal, available in print and online, that focuses on all aspects of clinical oncology, as well as in vitro and in vivo experimental model systems relevant to the mechanisms of disease. The principal aim of Oncology Letters is to provide the prompt publication of original studies of high quality that pertain to clinical oncology, chemotherapy, oncogenes, carcinogenesis, metastasis, epidemiology and viral oncology in the form of original research, reviews and case reports. Join the conversation about this journal

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 Research2011Q4
Cancer Research2012Q4
Cancer Research2013Q3
Cancer Research2014Q3
Cancer Research2015Q3
Cancer Research2016Q3
Cancer Research2017Q3
Cancer Research2018Q3
Cancer Research2019Q3

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.317
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.108
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.791
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.787
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.847
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.127
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.155
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.317
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.108
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.799
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.842
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.693
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.755
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.904
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.251
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.874
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.779
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.584
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.771
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.310
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20114
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201332
Self Cites201460
Self Cites2015181
Self Cites2016196
Self Cites2017255
Self Cites2018450
Self Cites2019454
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201130
Total Cites2012131
Total Cites20131118
Total Cites20142587
Total Cites20154000
Total Cites20164699
Total Cites20176479
Total Cites20188755
Total Cites201912756
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.134
External Cites per document20120.293
External Cites per document20131.076
External Cites per document20141.757
External Cites per document20151.759
External Cites per document20161.622
External Cites per document20171.686
External Cites per document20181.806
External Cites per document20192.171
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.155
Cites per document20120.317
Cites per document20131.108
Cites per document20141.799
Cites per document20151.842
Cites per document20161.693
Cites per document20171.755
Cites per document20181.904
Cites per document20192.251
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents201612
Non-citable documents201716
Non-citable documents201838
Non-citable documents201948
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011194
Citable documents2012413
Citable documents20131009
Citable documents20141438
Citable documents20152171
Citable documents20162776
Citable documents20173691
Citable documents20184599
Citable documents20195667
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 documents20100
Uncited documents2011170
Uncited documents2012319
Uncited documents2013469
Uncited documents2014459
Uncited documents2015709
Uncited documents2016985
Uncited documents20171266
Uncited documents20181435
Uncited documents20191472
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201124
Cited documents201294
Cited documents2013542
Cited documents2014984
Cited documents20151467
Cited documents20161803
Cited documents20172441
Cited documents20183202
Cited documents20194243
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