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 17.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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 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
Topic in Bioengineering, Biomolecules, Cancers, Diseases, Nanomaterials, Pharmaceutics
Dynamic Nano-Biomaterials in Tissue Regeneration and Cancer Therapies Topic Editors: Ramar Thangam, Heemin Kang, Bibin G. Anand, Ramachandran Vijayan, Venugopal Krishnan
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Topic in Biomedicines, Cancers, JFB, Nanomaterials, Polymers
Advanced Functional Materials for Regenerative Medicine Topic Editors: Antonino Morabito, Luca Valentini
Deadline: 6 June 2024
Topic in Biology, Cancers, Current Oncology, Diseases, JCM, Pathogens
Pathogenetic, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Perspectives in Head and Neck Cancer Topic Editors: Shun-Fa Yang, Ming-Hsien Chien
Deadline: 20 June 2024
Special Issue in Cancers
The Role of Tunneling Nanotubes in Intercellular Communication and Pathophysiology of Cancer Guest Editor: Emil Lou
Deadline: 25 April 2024
Special Issue in Cancers
Innovations in Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosis and Treatment Guest Editors: Erlinda M. Gordon, Sant P. Chawla, Frederick L. Hall
Deadline: 30 May 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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