nature cancers impact factor

Here in this post, apart from Nature Cancer Impact Factor, I have tried to compile all the necessary information a research scholar would seek before publishing an article in the journal.

About Nature Cancer Journal

Nature Cancer is an exclusively online journal published by Nature Publishing Group.

Nature Cancer publishes a range of content types including original research articles, and also News & Views, Reviews, Perspectives, Comments, Features and Correspondence that elaborate on significant advances and topical issues in the field.

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Nature Cancer Impact Factor

Impact Factor (IF) or often called journal impact factor (JIF) is an index provided by an analytics company named Clarivate. The impact factor is calculated by dividing the number of times the articles are cited in the last two years by the total number of publications in those two years.

  • Total Citations in 2020 and 2021 = 500
  • Total Number of Publications in 2020 and 2021 = 100
  • Impact Factor of the Journal in 2022 = 500/100 = 5

Nature Cancer Impact Factor (2019-2022)

  • Nature Cancer Impact Factor 2020 –
  • Nature Cancer Impact Factor 2021 – 23.177 (updated in June 2022)

Nature Cancer Impact Factor 2022

Nature Cancer H-index

The h index is a metric for evaluating the cumulative impact of an author’s scholarly output and performance; measures quantity with quality by comparing publications to citations.

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The h index of Nature Cancer Journal is 15, which means among all the published articles in this journal, 15 of these publications have received at least 15 citations each.

Nature Cancer Journal Metrics




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Nature Cancer CiteScore

CiteScore (CS) of an academic journal is a measure reflecting the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal.

Nature Cancer SCImago Rank

The SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) indicator is a measure of the 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 the citations come from.

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Nature Cancer Editorial Board Members

  • Editor in Chief: Nature Cancer Acceptance Rate
  • Senior Editor: Dr Julia Simundza
  • Associate Editor: Dr Lisa Hoffmann-Haas
  • Associate Editor: Dr Ioanna Pavlaki

Nature Cancer Publication Fee

Nature Cancer is an open-access journal. The publication fee for Nature Cancer is €9,500, US$11,390 or £8,290 in GBP/USD/EURO respectively (excluding taxes).

Nature Cancer offer APC waivers and discounts for papers published in our fully open access journals whose corresponding authors are based in the world’s lowest-income countries (APC waivers and discounts policy for further information). Requests from other authors for APC waivers and discounts are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of financial need.

Nature Cancer Review Time

Nature Cancer prioritizes rapid publication and because its an open access journal, the papers are immediately available upon publication to the research community and beyond.

Submission to First Decision8 days
Submission to first post-review decision47 days
Submission to accept138 days

Nature Cancer Reference Style

Nature Cancer, uses the standard Nature referencing style. 

Printed journals
Schott, D. H., Collins, R. N. & Bretscher, A. Secretory vesicle transport velocity in living cells depends on the myosin V lever arm length. J. Cell Biol156, 35-39 (2002).

Online only
Bellin, D. L. et al. Electrochemical camera chip for simultaneous imaging of multiple metabolites in biofilms. Nat. Commun7, 10535; 10.1038/ncomms10535 (2016).

For papers with more than five authors include only the first author’s name followed by ‘et al.’.

Smith, J. Syntax of referencing in How to reference books (ed. Smith, S.) 180-181 (Macmillan, 2013).

Online material:

Babichev, S. A., Ries, J. & Lvovsky, A. I. Quantum scissors: teleportation of single-mode optical states by means of a nonlocal single photon. Preprint at (2002).

Manaster, J. Sloth squeak. Scientific American Blog Network (2014).

Hao, Z., AghaKouchak, A., Nakhjiri, N. & Farahmand, A. Global integrated drought monitoring and prediction system (GIDMaPS) data sets. figshare (2014).

Nature Cancer Endnote Style

You can download the Nature Cancer Endnote Style and Nature Cancer Zotero Style

Nature Cancer Abbreviation

The ISO 4 standard abbreviation for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes of Nature Cancer is “Nat. Cancer

Nature Cancer Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of a journal is the ratio of the number of articles submitted to the number of articles published.

The average acceptance rate of Nature Cancer journal is not out yet.

Nature Cancer Indexed in

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