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CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Basic Journal Info

Country

United States
Journal ISSN: 15424863, 00079235
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
History: 1950-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
Note:
You can find more information about getting published on this journal here: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ca

Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Medicine
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Scope/Description:

CA provides cancer care professionals with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. The journal focuses on keeping physicians and healthcare professionals informed by providing scientific and educational information in the form of comprehensive review articles and online continuing education activities on important cancer topics and issues that are important to cancer care, along with publishing the latest cancer guidelines and statistical articles from the American Cancer Society.

CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 206.846
  • 2017 Impact Factor 206.803
  • 2016 Impact Factor 138.355
  • 2015 Impact Factor 98.822
  • 2014 Impact Factor 96.157
  • 2013 Impact Factor 124.824
  • 2012 Impact Factor 114.350
  • 2011 Impact Factor 81.242
  • 2010 Impact Factor 44.234
  • 2009 Impact Factor 28.754
  • 2008 Impact Factor 41.132
  • 2007 Impact Factor 51.317
  • 2006 Impact Factor 66.302
  • 2005 Impact Factor 45.800
  • 2004 Impact Factor 38.844
  • 2003 Impact Factor 30.217
  • 2002 Impact Factor 27.792
  • 2001 Impact Factor 26.935
  • 2000 Impact Factor 21.220
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3-Years Average
Impact Factor

184.001

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

50%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

149.397

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

115%

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

144

CA - A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

72.58