Journal History

2009 Inaugural issue was released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2013 Indexed by PubMed (NLM) and Scopus.
2015 Changed to publish in article number order instead of in page range order.
2016 Changed to a monthly publication schedule. The Travel Awards project was launched to support young researchers in the field. The journal Twitter account was established.
2017 Covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
2018 Cancers received a first Impact Factor of 5.326. The journal ranks 44/222 (Q1) in the 'Oncology' category.
2019 Cancers received an Impact Factor of 6.162. The journal ranks 31/229 (Q1) in the 'Oncology' category in JCR.
Cancers published more than 2000 papers in the year of 2019.


2009–October 2015 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert H. Weiss
December 2015–Present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Samuel Mok
January 2016–Present Associate Editor: Prof. Dr. David Wong
December 2017–Present Associate Editor: Dr. Deepak Nagrath
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