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Breast Cancer Research

Breast Cancer Research

Editor-in-Chief: Lewis Chodosh

ISSN: 1465-542X (electronic version)

Journal no. 13058

BioMed Central

Open access BioMed Central
  • Highest ranking breast cancer research journal in the oncology category of Journal Citation Report
  • High visibility – 4 million article accesses in 2015
  • Thorough and rigorous peer review

Breast Cancer Research is the only breast cancer-focused title in the top 12% of oncology journals worldwide. The journal publishes content on the following topics: Clinical Interventions; Cellular or Molecular Pathogenesis; Pathology; Genomics and High-throughput Technologies; Mammary Gland Biology; Imaging; Screening & Prevention; and Epidemiology. Breast Cancer Research boasts a star-studded editorial board composed of 30 deputy and associate editors as well as 88 editorial board members. These editors and peer reviewers are the key leaders in the field and are based at internationally recognized institutions with top research output.

Related subjects » Cancer Research - Oncology & Hematology - Surgery

Impact Factor: 6.345 (2016) * 

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    2016 Impact Factor
  • 6.345
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Breast Cancer Research is an international, peer-reviewed online journal, publishing original research, reviews, editorials and reports. Open access research articles of exceptional interest are published in all areas of biology and medicine relevant to breast cancer, including normal mammary gland biology, with special emphasis on the genetic, biochemical, and cellular basis of breast cancer. In addition to basic research, the journal publishes preclinical, translational and clinical studies with a biological basis, including Phase I and Phase II trials.
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