Cancer (journal)

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Edited bySuresh S. Ramalingam
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Cancer Society (United States)
6.072 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Cancer
ISSN0008-543X (print)
1097-0142 (web)
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 Suresh S. Ramalingam, and the previous one was Fadlo R. Khuri. Cancer Cytopathology was published as a section 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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