Cancers is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of oncology published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR), Signal Transduction Society (STS) and Spanish Association for Cancer Research (ASEICA) are affiliated with Cancers and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q1 (Oncology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Oncology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
  • Sections: published in 14 topical sections
  • Companion journals for Cancers include: Radiation and Onco.
Impact Factor: 6.639 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.999 (2020)
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Topic in Cancers, JPM, IJERPH, Hemato, Adolescents
Oncogenomics and Pediatric Health Editor-in-Chief: Gabriella Pravettoni
Deadline: 1 October 2021
Topic in Biomedicines, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceuticals, Cancers, Vaccines
Animal Model in Biomedical Research Editor-in-Chief: Marc Ekker
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Topic in Biology, Cancers
Application of Big Medical Data in Precision Medicine Editors-in-Chief: Yi Zhao, Jinpu Yu, Haifeng Zhang, Min Hu, Jincheng Guo
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Cancers
Resistance to Therapy in Liver and Gastrointestinal Tumors Guest Editors: Rocio I.R. Macias, Oscar Briz, Jose Marin
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Perioperative Imaging and Mapping Methods in Glioma Patients Guest Editors: Bernhard Meyer, Sandro Krieg, Jens Gempt
Deadline: 1 August 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Thymic Tumors: From Diagnosis to Treatment Guest Editor: Giuseppe Marulli
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Cellular Immunotherapies for Multiple Myeloma Guest Editor: Djordje Atanackovic
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Topical Collection in Cancers
Urological Cancer Collection Editor: José I. López
Topical Collection in Cancers
Drug Resistance and Novel Therapies in Cancers Collection Editor: Zhixiang Wang
Topical Collection in Cancers
Application of Bioinformatics in Cancers Collection Editor: J. Chad Brenner
Topical Collection in Cancers
Cancer Nanomedicine Collection Editor: Clare Hoskins
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