Cancers is a peer-reviewed, open access journal of oncology, published semimonthly online by MDPI. The Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR), Signal Transduction Society (STS), Spanish Association for Cancer Research (ASEICA)Biomedical Research Centre (CIBM)British Neuro-Oncology Society (BNOS) and others 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 - Q1 (Oncology) / CiteScore - Q2 (Oncology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 17.4 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 2022).
  • 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 17 topical sections.
  • Companion journals for Cancers include: Radiation and Onco.
Impact Factor: 6.575 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 6.886 (2021)
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Topic in Biomolecules, Cancers, Current Oncology, IJMS, Onco
Novel Approaches in Bladder Cancer Treatment Topic Editors: Roman Blaheta, Beatrice E. Bachmeier
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Biomolecules, Cancers, Current Oncology, IJMS, Onco
Kinases in Cancer and Other Diseases Topic Editors: Jonas Cicenas, May C. Morris
Deadline: 17 May 2023
Topic in Biology, Biomedicines, Cancers, IJMS, Onco
Molecular Profiling and Identification of Molecular Signatures Associated with Tissue Development, Tumorigenesis, and Anticancer Agents’ Action Topic Editors: Claudio Luparello, Rita Ferreira
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Biology, Cancers, IJMS
Toll-Like Receptors and Their Potential Roles in Human Diseases Topic Editors: Payam Behzadi, Herney Andrés García-Perdomo, Márió Gajdács, Marina Pinheiro, Meysam Sarshar, Peter Magnusson, Marcos Roberto Tovani-Palone
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Various Cancers: Recent Advances and Future Guest Editor: Hiroshi Onishi
Deadline: 5 April 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
New Insights into the Molecular Mechanism of Epithelial Plasticity in Cancer Guest Editor: Angélica Figueroa
Deadline: 16 April 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
ALK: A Tyrosine Kinase Target for Cancer Therapy Guest Editors: Sunitha Nagrath, Nithya Ramnath
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
The Role of Surgery in Lung Cancer Treatment: Present Indications and Future Perspectives Guest Editor: Francesco Petrella
Deadline: 15 May 2023
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
Urological Cancer Collection Editors: José I. López, Claudia Manini
Topical Collection in Cancers
The Role of Non-coding RNA in Cancer Collection Editor: Lyndsay Rhodes
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