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British Journal of Cancer

British Journal of Cancer  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Br. J. Cancer, BJC
Discipline Oncology
Language English
Edited by Adrian L Harris
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 24/year
After 12 months
License CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 (1999+)
Impact factor
ISSN 0007-0920 (print)
1532-1827 (web)
  • Journal homepage
  • Archives

The British Journal of Cancer a twice-monthly professional medical journal of Cancer Research UK (a registered charity in the United Kingdom), published on their behalf by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd).

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Once accepted, papers are published in print and online.

Full research papers and short communications are published under five broad headings:


  • Indexing 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The journal is indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal received a 2013 impact factor of 4.817, ranking it 42nd out of 202 journals in the category Oncology.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Oncology". 2013  

External links

  • Official website
  • Cancer Research UK- General Portal (for the General Public)
  • Cancer Research UK- Scientific Portal (for scientists and medical professionals)
  • Cancer Research UK- Cancer Help Page (general information about cancer)
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