Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Cancer Discovery

Country

United States

Universities and research institutions in United States

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

American Association for Cancer Research Inc.

H-Index

187

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

21598274, 21598290

Coverage

2011-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

pubs@aacr.org

Scope

Cancer Discovery publishes high-impact, peer-reviewed articles describing major advances in research and clinical trials. As the premier cancer information resource, the Journal also presents Review Articles, Perspectives and Commentaries, News stories, and Research Watch summaries of important journal articles to its readers to keep them informed about the latest findings in the field. Topics span the spectrum of cancer research and medicine from the laboratory to the clinic and epidemiologic studies Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Oncology2012Q1
Oncology2013Q1
Oncology2014Q1
Oncology2015Q1
Oncology2016Q1
Oncology2017Q1
Oncology2018Q1
Oncology2019Q1
Oncology2020Q1
Oncology2021Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20123.361
20134.797
20145.116
20155.819
20165.174
20176.996
20187.751
20197.513
20206.795
20216.084
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
2011143
2012395
2013494
2014539
2015356
2016349
2017299
2018345
2019457
2020447
2021515
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)20123.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.308
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.512
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.663
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20197.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20208.310
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20219.706
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.266
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20186.541
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20208.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20219.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.765
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.993
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.259
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.559
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20207.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20218.027
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20110
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201354
Self Cites201487
Self Cites201588
Self Cites201672
Self Cites201789
Self Cites2018118
Self Cites2019100
Self Cites2020125
Self Cites2021218
Total Cites20110
Total Cites2012496
Total Cites20132112
Total Cites20144446
Total Cites20156161
Total Cites20165925
Total Cites20176476
Total Cites20186567
Total Cites20197625
Total Cites20209056
Total Cites202111329
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20124.418
External Cites per document20135.965
External Cites per document20147.008
External Cites per document20157.746
External Cites per document20168.029
External Cites per document20179.902
External Cites per document201810.156
External Cites per document201912.196
External Cites per document202011.829
External Cites per document202113.734
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20123.469
Cites per document20133.926
Cites per document20144.308
Cites per document20154.314
Cites per document20164.266
Cites per document20175.206
Cites per document20186.541
Cites per document20197.679
Cites per document20208.225
Cites per document20219.070
% 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
201111.89
20127.85
20137.49
20148.72
201513.20
201614.61
201716.39
201814.49
20198.75
202013.65
202123.50
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents201233
Non-citable documents2013193
Non-citable documents2014410
Non-citable documents2015644
Non-citable documents2016660
Non-citable documents2017599
Non-citable documents2018369
Non-citable documents2019376
Non-citable documents2020346
Non-citable documents2021440
Citable documents20110
Citable documents2012110
Citable documents2013345
Citable documents2014622
Citable documents2015784
Citable documents2016729
Citable documents2017645
Citable documents2018635
Citable documents2019617
Citable documents2020755
Citable documents2021809
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201286
Uncited documents2013379
Uncited documents2014721
Uncited documents20151028
Uncited documents2016969
Uncited documents2017829
Uncited documents2018578
Uncited documents2019545
Uncited documents2020582
Uncited documents2021697
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201257
Cited documents2013159
Cited documents2014311
Cited documents2015400
Cited documents2016420
Cited documents2017415
Cited documents2018426
Cited documents2019448
Cited documents2020519
Cited documents2021552
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