Cancers — Open Access Oncology Journal

Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694; CODEN: CANCCT) is an open access journal of oncology published monthly online by MDPI.
  • 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. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central. Indexed in BIOSIS Previews, Scopus and other databases. In Scopus, papers published in Cancers in 2014 and 2015 have been cited 5.14 times, on average, in 2016 (SJR Scimago).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 28 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Cancers
Aptamers: Promising Tools for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy Guest Editor: Laura Cerchia
Deadline: 15 December 2017
Special Issue in Cancers
Epigenetic Influence on Cancer Metastasis and/or Treatment Resistance Guest Editor: Huey-Jen Lin
Deadline: 15 January 2018
Special Issue in Cancers
Proton and Carbon Ion Therapy Guest Editor: Yoshio Hishikawa
Deadline: 31 January 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Cancers
Histone Modification in Cancer Collection Editor: Sibaji Sarkar
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