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Journal of Canceropen access

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherIvyspring International Publisher
Publication typeJournals

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.


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)20112.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.737
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.788
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.249
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.197
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.959
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.511
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.303
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.055
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.043
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 Cites20119
Self Cites20122
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201648
Total Cites201167
Total Cites2012236
Total Cites2013470
Total Cites2014723
Total Cites2015859
Total Cites20161052
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 document20112.071
External Cites per document20122.489
External Cites per document20133.129
External Cites per document20143.746
External Cites per document20153.866
External Cites per document20163.099
Cites per document20112.393
Cites per document20122.511
Cites per document20133.197
Cites per document20143.825
Cites per document20153.959
Cites per document20163.247
% 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 documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20165
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201294
Citable documents2013147
Citable documents2014189
Citable documents2015217
Citable documents2016324
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 documents20119
Uncited documents201224
Uncited documents201331
Uncited documents201444
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201659
Cited documents201119
Cited documents201272
Cited documents2013118
Cited documents2014149
Cited documents2015181
Cited documents2016270
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