Cancer (journal)

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Oncology
Language English
Edited by Fadlo R. Khuri
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell for the American Cancer Society (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0008-543X (print)
1097-0142 (web)
LCCN 50001289
OCLC no. 01553275

Cancer is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering oncology. The journal was established in 1948. It is an official journal of the American Cancer Society and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the society. The first editor-in-chief was Fred W. Stewart, who held that position until 1961. The current editor-in-chief is Fadlo R. Khuri. Cancer Cytopathology was published as a supplement from 1997 until 2008 when it was split into a separate journal.[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 5.649, ranking it 26th out of 211 journals in the category "Oncology".[12]


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  10. ^ "PsychINFO Journal Coverage". American Psychological Association. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  11. ^ "Serials cited". Tropical Diseases Bulletin. CABI. Retrieved 2015-01-07. 
  12. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Oncology". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016. 

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