The official journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, Breast Cancer publishes articles that contribute to progress in the field, in basic or translational research and also in clinical research. It develops a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer presents original articles describing clinical, epidemiological studies and laboratory investigations regarding breast cancer and related diseases. It features editorials, review articles, original articles, case reports, and short papers. The journal provides the best of up-to-date information on breast cancer, presenting readers with high-impact, original work focusing on pivotal issues.

  • The official journal of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society
  • Contributes to progress in the field, in basic or translational research and also in clinical research
  • Develops a new focus and new perspectives for all who are concerned with breast cancer

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Yasuo Miyoshi
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

4.239 (2020)
Impact factor
3.428 (2020)
Five year impact factor
21 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
227,425 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1880-4233
Print ISSN
1340-6868
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  1. Baidu
  2. CLOCKSS
  3. CNKI
  4. CNPIEC
  5. Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
  6. Dimensions
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. EMBASE
  9. Google Scholar
  10. INIS Atomindex
  11. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  12. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  13. Medline
  14. Naver
  15. Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals and Series
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. Portico
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  20. Reaxys
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  24. Semantic Scholar
  25. TD Net Discovery Service
  26. UGC-CARE List (India)
  27. Wanfang
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