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Basic, translational and clinical research

Cancer Nanotechnology

Cancer is a group of diseases driven by inherently nanostructural problems. As such, there are obvious benefits to treatments employing nanoscale structures and processes. Cancer Nanotechnology aims to provide a forum so that the most promising emerging themes should be pre-eminent in the minds of researchers working in one—or, indeed, both—of the disciplines of cancer research or nanotechnology.

Review Submission guidelines

Cancer Nanotechnology conducts an initial suitability assessment of Reviews submitted to the journal to ensure that they are timely, relevant and of a sufficient standard expected of the journal. Authors of Reviews are required to answer the questions on the Review Submission guidelines in their cover letter. 

Reviews that do not include this information in the cover letter will not be considered for publication in Cancer Nanotechnology.

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Featured Article

Bacterial outer membrane vesicles as cationic dye carriers for optoacoustics-guided phototherapy of cancer

Gujrati et al, Report for the first time the use of bacterial outer membrane vesicles (OMVs) as nanocarriers of cationic dyes for cancer theranostics.

Special article collections

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Cancer Nanotechnology publishes special article collections on specific topics. Be sure to take a look at the list of collections we have so far. 

We welcome further submissions to these collections. 

Alternatively, maybe you have a suggestion for a special collection of your own that you would like to edit. We'd love to hear from you if so!

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 4.5
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 5.1
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.723
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.671

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 6
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 93

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 328,851
    Altmetric mentions: 109