Leukemia (journal)

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Hematology, oncology
Language English
Edited by Andreas Hochhaus and Robert Peter Gale
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0887-6924 (print)
1476-5551 (web)
OCLC no. 485729480

Leukemia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. It was established in 1987 by Nicole Muller-Bérat Killman and Sven-Aage Killman, and is currently edited by Professors Andreas Hochhaus and Robert Peter Gale. The journal covers research on all aspects of leukemia and has a 2015 impact factor of 12.104.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2015 impact factor of 12.104.[1] In the past, the journal has been accused of practicing coercive citation.[2]


  1. ^ "JOURNALNAME". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 
  2. ^ Smith, R. (1997). "Journal accused of manipulating impact factor". BMJ. 314 (7079): 461. doi:10.1136/bmj.314.7079.461d. PMC 2125988Freely accessible. PMID 9056791. 

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