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Journal of Canceropen access

Country Australia  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Australia
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherIvyspring International Publisher
Publication typeJournals
Scope Journal of Cancer is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with broad scope covering all areas of cancer research, especially novel concepts, new methods, new regimens, new therapeutic agents, and alternative approaches for early detection and intervention of cancer.


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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.


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)20112.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.252
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.820
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.252
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.905
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.069
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.680
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.464
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.543
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.163
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.213
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.566
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 Cites201110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites201311
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201520
Self Cites201650
Self Cites2017108
Self Cites2018118
Self Cites2019230
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201169
Total Cites2012239
Total Cites2013478
Total Cites2014738
Total Cites2015883
Total Cites20161114
Total Cites20171859
Total Cites20182857
Total Cites20194696
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 document20112.107
External Cites per document20122.521
External Cites per document20133.177
External Cites per document20143.825
External Cites per document20153.977
External Cites per document20163.284
External Cites per document20173.273
External Cites per document20183.043
External Cites per document20193.500
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20112.464
Cites per document20122.543
Cites per document20133.252
Cites per document20143.905
Cites per document20154.069
Cites per document20163.438
Cites per document20173.475
Cites per document20183.174
Cites per document20193.680
% 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 documents20122
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20196
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201128
Citable documents201294
Citable documents2013147
Citable documents2014189
Citable documents2015217
Citable documents2016324
Citable documents2017535
Citable documents2018900
Citable documents20191276
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 documents20119
Uncited documents201224
Uncited documents201329
Uncited documents201444
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201790
Uncited documents2018162
Uncited documents2019189
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201119
Cited documents201272
Cited documents2013120
Cited documents2014149
Cited documents2015181
Cited documents2016272
Cited documents2017449
Cited documents2018744
Cited documents20191093
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