Cancer Research (journal)

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Cancer Research
DisciplineCancer, oncology
Edited byGeorge C. Prendergast
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Cancer Research, American Journal of Cancer
9.130 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Cancer Res.
ISSN0008-5472 (print)
1538-7445 (web)
OCLC no.1553285

Cancer Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the American Association for Cancer Research. It covers research on all aspects of cancer and cancer-related biomedical sciences and was established in 1941. The editor-in-chief is George C. Prendergast (Lankenau Institute for Medical Research). The journal was established in 1916 as the Journal of Cancer Research, was renamed American Journal of Cancer in 1931, and obtained its current name in 1941.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 9.329, ranking it 11th out of 211 journals in the category "Oncology".[5]


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  4. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  5. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Oncology". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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