Open Access Cancer Journals

A list of Open Access Cancer journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Cancer is disease result from abnormal continuous division of the live cells

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Hopefully this list of Cancer Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Cancer manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Cancer journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Cancer journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Cancer journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Cancer venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Cancer journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Cancer OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Cancer Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Prostate Cancer2090-312XHindawi Limited186255199.5Website
Breast cancer1179-1314Dove Medical Press370339096.8Website
NPJ breast cancer2374-4677Springer Nature485600496.3Website
The Open Prostate Cancer Journal1876-8229Bentham Science4611395.7
Journal of Breast Cancer1738-6756Korean Breast Cancer Society1039984795.2Website
International journal of breast cancer2090-3189Hindawi Limited275443794.9Website
Cancers of the Head & Neck2059-7347Springer Nature5559194.5Website
Advances in breast cancer research2168-1589Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.16136394.4
Oncolytic virotherapy2253-1572Dove Medical Press7191494.4
Prostate international2287-8882Elsevier327235293.9Website
Breast cancer1178-2234SAGE291283092.8Website
Breast Cancer Research1465-5411Springer Nature510616842889.9Website
Cancer growth and metastasis1179-0644SAGE59121489.8
Cancer convergence2366-6196Springer Nature813587.5Website
Journal of Cancer Epidemiology1687-8558Hindawi Limited162401985.8Website
Gastrointestinal cancer1179-9919Dove Medical Press5619885.7
Journal of breast disease2288-5560Korean Breast Cancer Society1397285.6
Archives of breast cancer2383-0425Archives of Breast Cancer1915985.3
Oncology Letters1792-1074Spandidos Publications1342410983484.9
Colorectal cancer1758-194XFuture Medicine32341684.5
Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice1731-2302Springer Nature731411584.5Website
Molecular and Clinical Oncology2049-9450Spandidos Publications25471471483.3
Journal of Gynecologic Oncology2005-0380Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology; Korean Society of Gynecologic Oncology and Colposcopy12911349083.1Website
Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology1758-8340SAGE10031624882.2Website
The Breast0960-9776Elsevier85056974281.5Website
Molecular Therapy - Oncolytics2372-7705Elsevier680731781.2Website
Journal of Korean Breast Cancer Society1598-3641Korean Breast Cancer Society28431381
Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer2051-1426BMJ55785196680.3Website
Multidisciplinary cancer investigation2476-4922Farname, Inc.1517180.1
Oncology discovery2052-6199Herbert Publications157380
Journal of adenocarcinoma2572-309XScitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)152780
Korean Journal of Gynecologic Oncology1738-6543Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology; Korean Society of Gynecologic Oncology and Colposcopy13112379.4
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology2078-6891AME Publishing Company16191349979.2
Cancer press2476-3748DiscoverSys, Inc.381978.9
OncoImmunology2162-4011Taylor & Francis34747783778.7
npj precision oncology2397-768XSpringer Nature296428077.7Website
BMC Cancer1471-2407Springer Nature1418332279877.7Website
Lung Cancer International2090-3200Hindawi Limited3124477.4
Molecular Cancer1476-4598Springer Nature287916670677.2Website
International Journal of Surgical Oncology2090-1402Hindawi Limited240338677.1Website
Cancer Research and Treatment1598-2998Korean Cancer Association18122427277
European Medical Journal Oncology2054-619XEuropean Medical Group302476.7Website
Exploration of targeted anti-tumor therapy2692-3114Open Exploration Publishing846576.2Website
World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology1948-5204Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology)10071261576.1
Discover Oncology2730-6011Springer Nature1326475.8Website
Journal of Cancer1837-9664Ivyspring International Publisher42454905175.6Website
Oncogenesis2157-9024Springer Nature7841917575.5Website
Biomarkers in cancer1179-299XSAGE98188975.5
Cancer Cell International1475-2867Springer Nature31244294375.2Website
OA cancer2053-3918Open Access Publishing London205075
Cancer treatment and research communications2468-2942Elsevier36755074.7Website
European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology0392-2936IMR Press51382758274.5
JNCI Cancer Spectrum2515-5091Oxford University Press472305474.4Website
Daehan binyogi jong-yang haksulji2234-4977Korean Urological Oncology Society1704274.1
Journal of Carcinogenesis1477-3163Medknow Publications286853774.1Website
World journal of clinical oncology2218-4333Baishideng Publishing Group Co (World Journal of Clinical Oncology)640979473.8
Breast Journal1075-122XWiley46824965173.8Website
Advances in lung cancer2169-2726Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.576573.7
Cancers2072-6694MDPI AG1764315480273.6Website
OncoTargets and Therapy1178-6930Dove Medical Press62766932373.6Website
Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment2394-4722OAE Publishing Inc.429158073.4
ESMO open2059-7029Elsevier21691100073Website
International journal of cancer research and molecular mechanisms2381-3318Sci Forschen, Inc.488672.9
Journal of Global Oncology2378-9506American Society of Clinical Oncology1785475672.2Website
The Open Cancer Journal1874-0790Bentham Science4316872.1
The Open Lung Cancer Journal1876-8199Bentham Science256472
Oncology Reviews1970-5557PAGEPress Publications712278971.9Website
Translational Oncology1936-5233Elsevier18162552671.9Website
International journal of cancer management2538-497XKowsar Medical Institute51667871.7
Lung cancer1179-2728Dove Medical Press158118071.5Website
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research1756-9966Springer Nature44079925671.3Website
Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology2074-2835Taylor & Francis18425071.2Website
Tumor Biology1010-4283SAGE943613850871.2Website
Journal of Cancer Therapy2151-1934Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.1407339970.8
Cancer management and research1179-1322Dove Medical Press45693333770.6Website
Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention1513-7368Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention1194012874470.5Website
Cancer surgery2573-542XOMICS Publishing Group202170
Frontiers in Oncology2234-943XFrontiers Media SA1723514401969.7Website
The Open Cancer Immunology Journal1876-4010Bentham Science234069.6
Cell Division1747-1028Springer Nature265917269.4Website
Clinical Medicine: Oncology1179-5549SAGE443442269.3Website
Chinese clinical oncology2304-3865AME Publishing Company2916453169.2
Cancer Medicine2045-7634Wiley51155613769Website
Gynecologic oncology reports2352-5789Elsevier1048325468.9Website
Cancer biology and medicine2095-3941Cancer Biology and Medicine733917668.8Website
Journal of carcinogenesis & mutagenesis2157-2518OMICS Publishing Group523145668.8
International Journal of Biological Markers0393-6155SAGE22501844168.7Website
Onkourologiâ1726-9776Publishing House ABV Press58128068.2Website
Clinical oncology and research2613-4942Science Repository OU1472668
Current Oncology1198-0052MDPI AG28982662268Website
Asian Pacific journal of cancer care2588-3682EpiSmart Science Vector Ltd2526667.9Website
Integrative Cancer Therapies1534-7354SAGE14352488867.9Website
Translational lung cancer research2218-6751AME Publishing Company18041489767.7
Basic & Clinical Cancer Research2228-5466Knowledge E22711267.4Website
Journal of Oncology1687-8450Hindawi Limited38022341067.3Website
Current Problems In Cancer: Case Reports2666-6219Elsevier1763667Website
Papillomavirus Research2405-8521Elsevier244298866.8Website
Melanoma management2045-0885Future Medicine19089666.8Website
Journal of Oral Oncology2314-6591Hindawi Limited93666.7
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
The most common types are “Green Open Access”, “Gold Open Access” and “Hybrid Open Access”.