Scimago Journal & Country Rank

British Journal of Cancer

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

H-Index

248

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00070920, 15321827

Coverage

1947-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

bjc@cancer.org.uk

Scope

The British Journal of Cancer is one of the most-cited general cancer journals, publishing significant advances in translational and clinical cancer research. It also publishes high-quality reviews and thought-provoking comment on all aspects of cancer prevention,diagnosis and treatment. 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
Cancer Research1999Q1
Cancer Research2000Q1
Cancer Research2001Q1
Cancer Research2002Q1
Cancer Research2003Q1
Cancer Research2004Q1
Cancer Research2005Q1
Cancer Research2006Q1
Cancer Research2007Q1
Cancer Research2008Q1
Cancer Research2009Q1
Cancer Research2010Q1
Cancer Research2011Q1
Cancer Research2012Q1
Cancer Research2013Q1
Cancer Research2014Q1
Cancer Research2015Q1
Cancer Research2016Q1
Cancer Research2017Q1
Cancer Research2018Q1
Cancer Research2019Q1
Cancer Research2020Q1
Cancer Research2021Q1
Oncology1999Q1
Oncology2000Q1
Oncology2001Q1
Oncology2002Q1
Oncology2003Q1
Oncology2004Q1
Oncology2005Q1
Oncology2006Q1
Oncology2007Q1
Oncology2008Q1
Oncology2009Q1
Oncology2010Q1
Oncology2011Q1
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
19991.242
20001.442
20011.614
20021.663
20031.662
20041.811
20051.882
20062.039
20072.429
20082.424
20092.402
20102.515
20112.629
20122.851
20132.736
20142.622
20152.945
20163.030
20172.890
20182.848
20192.445
20202.833
20212.272
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
1999850
2000624
2001626
2002577
2003740
2004752
2005583
2006572
2007565
2008663
2009608
2010518
2011571
2012596
2013765
2014672
2015501
2016405
2017433
2018434
2019290
2020446
2021484
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)19993.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20003.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.846
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.969
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20034.248
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20044.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20054.616
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.869
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20074.842
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20084.927
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.906
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20105.297
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.770
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.580
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.907
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20176.017
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.922
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.434
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19993.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20003.520
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.884
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20024.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20034.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20044.314
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20054.578
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.936
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.941
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20085.002
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20105.126
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20126.047
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.397
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20166.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20176.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.838
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.359
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20206.099
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19993.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20003.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20013.948
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20023.807
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20034.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20044.005
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20054.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20064.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20074.947
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20084.995
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.463
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.939
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.536
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.629
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20166.294
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.883
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20185.236
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20195.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20205.735
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20217.503
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 Cites1999525
Self Cites2000384
Self Cites2001367
Self Cites2002348
Self Cites2003387
Self Cites2004369
Self Cites2005298
Self Cites2006374
Self Cites2007286
Self Cites2008314
Self Cites2009283
Self Cites2010254
Self Cites2011252
Self Cites2012321
Self Cites2013317
Self Cites2014284
Self Cites2015289
Self Cites2016218
Self Cites2017166
Self Cites2018136
Self Cites201973
Self Cites202091
Self Cites202195
Total Cites19996505
Total Cites20007568
Total Cites20018568
Total Cites20028676
Total Cites20037723
Total Cites20048383
Total Cites20059471
Total Cites200610243
Total Cites20079423
Total Cites20088604
Total Cites20098903
Total Cites20109412
Total Cites20119692
Total Cites201210262
Total Cites20139458
Total Cites201410427
Total Cites201511792
Total Cites201612063
Total Cites20179770
Total Cites20187817
Total Cites20196817
Total Cites20207057
Total Cites20218719
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 document19993.059
External Cites per document20003.469
External Cites per document20013.876
External Cites per document20024.129
External Cites per document20034.202
External Cites per document20044.318
External Cites per document20054.685
External Cites per document20065.033
External Cites per document20075.102
External Cites per document20085.149
External Cites per document20095.140
External Cites per document20105.352
External Cites per document20115.670
External Cites per document20126.280
External Cites per document20135.796
External Cites per document20145.663
External Cites per document20156.115
External Cites per document20166.625
External Cites per document20176.547
External Cites per document20186.155
External Cites per document20195.774
External Cites per document20206.622
External Cites per document20218.332
Cites per document19993.211
Cites per document20003.520
Cites per document20013.884
Cites per document20024.131
Cites per document20034.227
Cites per document20044.314
Cites per document20054.578
Cites per document20064.936
Cites per document20074.941
Cites per document20085.002
Cites per document20094.946
Cites per document20105.126
Cites per document20115.418
Cites per document20126.047
Cites per document20135.613
Cites per document20145.397
Cites per document20155.800
Cites per document20166.224
Cites per document20176.191
Cites per document20185.838
Cites per document20195.359
Cites per document20206.099
Cites per document20217.452
% 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
199922.00
200025.64
200128.27
200224.26
200325.54
200426.99
200524.70
200624.83
200725.49
200829.86
200929.61
201031.85
201129.77
201232.89
201331.50
201429.17
201536.53
201638.52
201737.18
201839.86
201944.48
202036.77
202136.36
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 documents199971
Non-citable documents200079
Non-citable documents200190
Non-citable documents200283
Non-citable documents200381
Non-citable documents200487
Non-citable documents2005111
Non-citable documents2006114
Non-citable documents2007116
Non-citable documents2008110
Non-citable documents2009123
Non-citable documents2010125
Non-citable documents2011124
Non-citable documents2012114
Non-citable documents2013108
Non-citable documents2014141
Non-citable documents2015152
Non-citable documents2016150
Non-citable documents2017111
Non-citable documents201891
Non-citable documents2019104
Non-citable documents2020105
Non-citable documents2021135
Citable documents19991955
Citable documents20002071
Citable documents20012116
Citable documents20022017
Citable documents20031746
Citable documents20041856
Citable documents20051958
Citable documents20061961
Citable documents20071791
Citable documents20081610
Citable documents20091677
Citable documents20101711
Citable documents20111665
Citable documents20121583
Citable documents20131577
Citable documents20141791
Citable documents20151881
Citable documents20161788
Citable documents20171467
Citable documents20181248
Citable documents20191168
Citable documents20201052
Citable documents20211035
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 documents1999403
Uncited documents2000389
Uncited documents2001353
Uncited documents2002311
Uncited documents2003261
Uncited documents2004261
Uncited documents2005279
Uncited documents2006239
Uncited documents2007247
Uncited documents2008224
Uncited documents2009268
Uncited documents2010261
Uncited documents2011210
Uncited documents2012176
Uncited documents2013212
Uncited documents2014241
Uncited documents2015221
Uncited documents2016195
Uncited documents2017165
Uncited documents2018146
Uncited documents2019175
Uncited documents2020162
Uncited documents2021157
Cited documents19991623
Cited documents20001761
Cited documents20011853
Cited documents20021789
Cited documents20031566
Cited documents20041682
Cited documents20051790
Cited documents20061836
Cited documents20071660
Cited documents20081496
Cited documents20091532
Cited documents20101575
Cited documents20111579
Cited documents20121521
Cited documents20131473
Cited documents20141691
Cited documents20151812
Cited documents20161743
Cited documents20171413
Cited documents20181193
Cited documents20191097
Cited documents2020995
Cited documents20211013
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