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 17 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 Biomolecules, IJMS, Molecules, Sci. Pharm., Cancers, Marine Drugs
Antitumor Activity of Natural Products and Related Compounds Topic Editors: Barbara De Filippis, Alessandra Ammazzalorso, Marialuigia Fantacuzzi
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Cancers, Biology, Current Oncology, IJMS, JCM
Advances in Molecular and Cellular Studies in Oral Diseases Topic Editors: Bing Liu, Ming Zhong
Deadline: 20 September 2023
Topic in Cancers, Diseases, Geriatrics, Healthcare, Women
Women's Health and Aging Topic Editors: Li Yang, Rosa Legood, Fei Ma
Deadline: 25 September 2023
Topic in BioMedInformatics, Cancers, Current Oncology, Diagnostics, Healthcare
Real-Time Monitoring for Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis Topic Editors: Maria Li Lung, Josephine Ko
Deadline: 19 October 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Hyaluronan Family Members in Carcinogenesis Guest Editors: Dragana Nikitovic, George Tzanakakis
Deadline: 10 August 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Breast Cancer: Novel Histological and Molecular Markers for Diagnosis, Prognosis, Therapeutic Prediction, and Drug Resistance Guest Editors: Maurizio Di Bonito, Michelino De Laurentiis, Monica Cantile
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Radiation Biology of Glioblastoma—Defining Clinically Relevant Novel Targets and New Therapies for Improved Patient Outcomes Guest Editors: Thomas Flannery, Kevin Prise
Deadline: 1 September 2023
Special Issue in Cancers
Treatment Modalities for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer— a Clinical Survey Guest Editor: Joerg Lindenmann
Deadline: 14 September 2023
Topical Collection in Cancers
Drug Resistance and Novel Therapies in Cancers Collection Editor: Zhixiang Wang
Topical Collection in Cancers
Targeting Solid Tumors Collection Editors: Elisabetta Ferretti, Marco Tafani
Topical Collection in Cancers
Cancer Biomarkers Collection Editor: Carlos S. Moreno
Topical Collection in Cancers
Regulatory and Non-Coding RNAs in Cancer Epigenetic Mechanisms Collection Editor: Nicoletta Sacchi
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