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BCR's 20th Anniversary

20 years ago Breast Cancer Research published its first articles with BMC. Well-respected in the field, the journal has continually placed in the first quartile of the ‘Oncology’ category of Journal Citation Reports. Over the past decade, Breast Cancer Research (BCR) has also become the highest ranked breast cancer focused title in the field.

Look back at the journal’s milestone achievements and article highlights.

2019 Article Collection: Breast Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Breast Cancer Research is excited to present a curated collection on how different lifestyles, health, and populations are linked to breast cancer. Edited by one of our Deputy Editors, Dr. Leslie Bernstein is a leading epidemiologist in identifying physical activity as a means to reduce the risk of breast cancer. Find the collection here.

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.


  1. Authors: Kyle Lewis, Alex Kiepas, Jesse Hudson, Julien Senecal, Jacqueline R. Ha, Elena Voorand, Matthew G. Annis, Valerie Sabourin, Ryuhjin Ahn, Rachel La Selva, Sébastien Tabariès, Brian E. Hsu, Matthew J. Siegel, Matthew Dankner, Eduardo Cepeda Canedo, Mathieu Lajoie…

    Content type: Research article

  2. Authors: Alicia K. Heath, David C. Muller, Piet A. van den Brandt, Nikos Papadimitriou, Elena Critselis, Marc Gunter, Paolo Vineis, Elisabete Weiderpass, Guy Fagherazzi, Heiner Boeing, Pietro Ferrari, Anja Olsen, Anne Tjønneland, Patrick Arveux, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault, Francesca Romana Mancini…

    Content type: Research article


Lewis Chodosh, University of Pennsylvania, USA

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