Cancers — Open Access Journal of Oncology

Cancers (ISSN 2072-6694; CODEN: CANCCT) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of oncology published monthly online by MDPI. The Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR) is affiliated with Cancers and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • 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.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.1 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

Impact Factor: 5.326 (2017)

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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Cancers
Cancer Biomarkers Guest Editor: Carlos S. Moreno
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Cancers
Natural Killer Cells and Cancer Therapy Guest Editors: Sebastien Viel, Antoine Marçais, Thierry Walzer
Deadline: 15 November 2018
Special Issue in Cancers
The Role of Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Cancer Guest Editors: Pat Metharom, Marco Falasca
Deadline: 30 November 2018
Special Issue in Cancers
Epigenetic Influence on Cancer Metastasis and/or Treatment Resistance Guest Editor: Huey-Jen Lin
Deadline: 15 December 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Cancers
Kinases and Cancer Collection Editor: Jonas Cicenas
Topical Collection in Cancers
Histone Modification in Cancer Collection Editor: Sibaji Sarkar
Topical Collection in Cancers
Drug Resistance and Novel Therapies in Cancers Collection Editor: Zhixiang Wang

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