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Cancer Medicineopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd



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Cancer Medicine is a peer-reviewed, open access, interdisciplinary journal providing rapid publication of research from global biomedical researchers across the cancer sciences. The journal will consider submissions from all oncologic specialties, including, but not limited to, the following areas: Clinical Cancer Research Translational research ∙ clinical trials ∙ chemotherapy ∙ radiation therapy ∙ surgical therapy ∙ clinical observations ∙ clinical guidelines ∙ genetic consultation ∙ ethical considerations Cancer Biology: Molecular biology ∙ cellular biology ∙ molecular genetics ∙ genomics ∙ immunology ∙ epigenetics ∙ metabolic studies ∙ proteomics ∙ cytopathology ∙ carcinogenesis ∙ drug discovery and delivery. Cancer Prevention: Behavioral science ∙ psychosocial studies ∙ screening ∙ nutrition ∙ epidemiology and prevention ∙ community outreach. Bioinformatics: Gene expressions profiles ∙ gene regulation networks ∙ genome bioinformatics ∙ pathwayanalysis ∙ prognostic biomarkers. Cancer Medicine publishes original research articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and research methods papers, along with invited editorials and commentaries. Original research papers must report well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. 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 Research2014Q3
Cancer Research2015Q2
Cancer Research2016Q2
Cancer Research2017Q2
Cancer Research2018Q2
Cancer Research2019Q2
Cancer Research2020Q2
Cancer Research2021Q2
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2014Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2015Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2016Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2017Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2018Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2019Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2020Q1
Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging2021Q1

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.789
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.113
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.934
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.720
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.224
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.789
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.789
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.969
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.710
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.654
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.755
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.789
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.113
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.405
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.408
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.489
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.523
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.994
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.548
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 Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20158
Self Cites201621
Self Cites201726
Self Cites201847
Self Cites201990
Self Cites2020126
Self Cites2021110
Total Cites20120
Total Cites201368
Total Cites2014302
Total Cites2015902
Total Cites20161651
Total Cites20172590
Total Cites20183168
Total Cites20194567
Total Cites20206783
Total Cites202110405
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 document20120
External Cites per document20131.889
External Cites per document20143.179
External Cites per document20153.479
External Cites per document20163.937
External Cites per document20173.541
External Cites per document20183.689
External Cites per document20193.610
External Cites per document20204.161
External Cites per document20214.716
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20131.789
Cites per document20143.113
Cites per document20153.469
Cites per document20163.969
Cites per document20173.538
Cites per document20183.710
Cites per document20193.654
Cites per document20204.229
Cites per document20214.755
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20188
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents20204
Non-citable documents20215
Citable documents20120
Citable documents201336
Citable documents201495
Citable documents2015257
Citable documents2016414
Citable documents2017724
Citable documents2018846
Citable documents20191240
Citable documents20201600
Citable documents20212183
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 documents20120
Uncited documents201313
Uncited documents201424
Uncited documents201543
Uncited documents201648
Uncited documents2017104
Uncited documents2018103
Uncited documents2019192
Uncited documents2020175
Uncited documents2021245
Cited documents20120
Cited documents201325
Cited documents201473
Cited documents2015217
Cited documents2016368
Cited documents2017628
Cited documents2018751
Cited documents20191058
Cited documents20201429
Cited documents20211943
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