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Liver Cancer

Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherS. Karger AG
Publication typeJournals
ISSN22351795, 16645553
Scope Liver cancer has a very high prevalence among cancers in general and is one of the most common causes of death worldwide. Based on these facts, the journal Liver Cancer serves the growing need to better understand the causes, mechanisms and therapy of the malignancy. It provides the international community of researchers and clinicians with a platform for their research results, focusing on molecular carcinogenesis, prevention, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment, including molecular targeted therapy, of the disease. Liver Cancer publishes clinical and translational research related to the field of liver cancer in both humans and experimental models in the form of original and review articles.


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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)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20159.381
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20167.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201710.493
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.165
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20159.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20167.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201710.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.879
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20159.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20167.907
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201711.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.381
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 Cites201541
Self Cites201654
Self Cites20177
Self Cites201840
Total Cites20120
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20146
Total Cites2015197
Total Cites2016341
Total Cites2017743
Total Cites2018322
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 document20130.000
External Cites per document20143.000
External Cites per document20157.429
External Cites per document20166.523
External Cites per document201710.514
External Cites per document20184.273
Cites per document20120.000
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20143.000
Cites per document20159.381
Cites per document20167.750
Cites per document201710.614
Cites per document20184.879
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20189
Citable documents20120
Citable documents20131
Citable documents20142
Citable documents201521
Citable documents201644
Citable documents201770
Citable documents201866
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 documents20131
Uncited documents20140
Uncited documents20151
Uncited documents20164
Uncited documents20177
Uncited documents201811
Cited documents20120
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20142
Cited documents201522
Cited documents201645
Cited documents201771
Cited documents201864
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