Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694; CODEN: CANCCT) is a peer-reviewed Open Access journal of oncology published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR) and Signal Transduction Society (STS) is 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and BIOSIS Previews, Scopus (2019 CiteScore: 3.4) and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • JCR Category Rank: 37/244 (Q1) in 'Oncology'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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 13 topical sections
Impact Factor: 6.126 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.433 (2019)
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Special Issue in Cancers
Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in Early Breast Cancer Guest Editors: Florence Lerebours, Anthony Gonçalves
Deadline: 10 March 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Brain Metastasis in Breast Cancer Guest Editors: Leticia Oliveira-Ferrer, Volkmar Müller, Isabell Witzel
Deadline: 21 March 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Inhibition of HIFs as an Anti-Cancer Strategy Guest Editors: George Simos, Ilias Mylonis, Georgia Chachami
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Cancers
Kidney Cancers Guest Editors: Michele Milella, Alessandro Antonelli, Matteo Brunelli
Deadline: 15 April 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
Strategies for liver transplantation in liver cancers Collection Editor: Alfonso W. Avolio
Topical Collection in Cancers
Application of Bioinformatics in Cancers Collection Editor: J. Chad Brenner
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