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Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
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Subject Area and CategoryBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Cancer Research

PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Publication typeJournals
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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 Research2011Q4
Cancer Research2012Q3
Cancer Research2013Q3
Cancer Research2014Q3
Cancer Research2015Q2
Cancer Research2016Q1
Cancer Research2017Q1

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)20110.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.335
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.566
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.684
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.335
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.639
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.632
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.430
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.363
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.902
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.758
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.335
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.227
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 Cites20119
Self Cites20126
Self Cites20132
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201610
Self Cites201730
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201191
Total Cites2012462
Total Cites2013677
Total Cites2014958
Total Cites20151134
Total Cites20161727
Total Cites20172101
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 document20110.683
External Cites per document20121.318
External Cites per document20131.634
External Cites per document20142.593
External Cites per document20154.379
External Cites per document20165.332
External Cites per document20175.817
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.758
Cites per document20121.335
Cites per document20131.639
Cites per document20142.632
Cites per document20154.430
Cites per document20165.363
Cites per document20175.902
% 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 documents20111
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Citable documents20100
Citable documents2011120
Citable documents2012346
Citable documents2013413
Citable documents2014364
Citable documents2015256
Citable documents2016322
Citable documents2017356
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 documents201167
Uncited documents2012156
Uncited documents2013176
Uncited documents2014107
Uncited documents201531
Uncited documents201641
Uncited documents201745
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201154
Cited documents2012192
Cited documents2013240
Cited documents2014260
Cited documents2015228
Cited documents2016286
Cited documents2017319
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