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Cancer Research and Treatmentopen access


South Korea

Universities and research institutions in South Korea

Subject Area and Category


Korean Cancer Association



Publication type



15982998, 20059256





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Cancer Research and Treatment is a peer-reviewed open access publication of the Korean Cancer Association. It is published quarterly, one volume per year. Abbreviated title is Cancer Res Treat. It accepts manuscripts relevant to experimental and clinical cancer research. Subjects include carcinogenesis, tumor biology, molecular oncology, cancer genetics, tumor immunology, epidemiology, predictive markers and cancer prevention, pathology, cancer diagnosis, screening and therapies including chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, gene therapy, multimodality treatment and palliative care. 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 Research2012Q3
Cancer Research2013Q2
Cancer Research2014Q2
Cancer Research2015Q1
Cancer Research2016Q2
Cancer Research2017Q2
Cancer Research2018Q2
Cancer Research2019Q2

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.575
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.948
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.368
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.390
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.575
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.671
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.792
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.575
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.671
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.224
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.959
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.006
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.355
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.700
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20124
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20147
Self Cites201523
Self Cites201645
Self Cites201743
Self Cites201868
Self Cites201949
Total Cites20110
Total Cites2012103
Total Cites2013290
Total Cites2014474
Total Cites2015617
Total Cites2016852
Total Cites20171124
Total Cites20181297
Total Cites20191421
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 document20110
External Cites per document20122.475
External Cites per document20133.557
External Cites per document20143.736
External Cites per document20154.336
External Cites per document20163.789
External Cites per document20173.316
External Cites per document20183.119
External Cites per document20193.274
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20122.575
Cites per document20133.671
Cites per document20143.792
Cites per document20154.504
Cites per document20164.000
Cites per document20173.448
Cites per document20183.292
Cites per document20193.391
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20194
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201240
Citable documents201379
Citable documents2014125
Citable documents2015137
Citable documents2016213
Citable documents2017326
Citable documents2018394
Citable documents2019419
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201216
Uncited documents201328
Uncited documents201439
Uncited documents201537
Uncited documents201663
Uncited documents201784
Uncited documents201881
Uncited documents201984
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201225
Cited documents201355
Cited documents201490
Cited documents2015106
Cited documents2016155
Cited documents2017250
Cited documents2018318
Cited documents2019339
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