Cancers is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of oncology, published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR), Spanish Association for Cancer Research (ASEICA)Biomedical Research Centre (CIBM)British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS) and Spanish Group for Cancer Immuno-Biotherapy (GÉTICA) are 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, Embase, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Oncology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Oncology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 18.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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.
  • Sections: published in 18 topical sections.
  • Companion journals for Cancers include: Radiation and Onco.
Impact Factor: 5.2 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 5.6 (2022)
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Topic in Biology, Cancers, Current Oncology, Hematology Reports, Medical Sciences
Advances in Tumor Microenvironment Topic Editors: Hongzhou Cai, Lixin Hua, Mantang Qiu, Wenzhi Li
Deadline: 20 December 2023
Topic in Biomedicines, Cancers, Diagnostics, JCM, Neurology International
Novel Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies in Gliomas Topic Editors: Athanassios P. Kyritsis, George Alexiou
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Brain Sciences, Cancers, JCM, JVD, Neurology International
Inflammation in Neuro-Oncological Diseases and in Neuro-Vascular Diseases Topic Editors: Erdem Güresir, Johannes Wach, Martin Vychopen
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Topic in Biomedicines, BioMedInformatics, Cancers, JCM, Cells, Current Oncology
Cancer Immunity and Immunotherapy: Early Detection, Diagnosis, Systemic Treatments, Novel Biomarkers, and Resistance Mechanisms Topic Editors: Tao Jiang, Yongchang Zhang​​
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Special Issue in Cancers
Oxidative Stress and Cancer: Possible Beneficial and Antioxidant Strategies Guest Editor: Rita Rezzani
Deadline: 15 December 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma Guest Editors: Bas Groot Koerkamp, Stefan Büttner, Pim B. Olthof
Deadline: 20 December 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Targeted Therapy for Bladder Cancer Guest Editor: Maximilian Burger
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
MRI Biomarkers of Cancer Guest Editor: Alexey Surov
Deadline: 5 January 2024
Topical Collection in Cancers
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Collection Editor: Pau Montesinos
Topical Collection in Cancers
Drug Resistance and Novel Therapies in Cancers Collection Editor: Zhixiang Wang
Topical Collection in Cancers
Primary Liver Cancer Collection Editor: Masaru Enomoto
Topical Collection in Cancers
Commentaries from MedNews Week Collection Editor: Jason Roszik
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