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Table 3 Leading titles, breast cancer-related items, 1945 to 2008

From: Breast cancer research output, 1945-2008: a bibliometric and density-equalizing analysis

Top 50 journals by output
Journal IP IF EF Journal IP IF EF
Cancer Res 5290 7.51 0.43 J Pathol 830 5.12 0.04
Cancer 4542 5.24 0.12 Carcinogenesis 821 4.93 0.05
Breast Cancer Res Tr 4210 5.68 0.03 Gynecol Oncol 800 2.92 0.04
Brit J Cancer 4075 4.85 0.09 B Cancer 794 1.09 0.00
J Clin Oncol 4003 17.16 0.35 Biochem Biophys R Co 792 2.65 0.24
Eur J Cancer 3503 4.48 0.05 Breast Cancer Res 780 5.05 0.02
Int J Cancer 3370 4.73 0.11 J Nucl Med 769 6.66 0.05
Clin Cancer Res 2746 6.49 0.22 EJSO 726 2.49 0.01
Anticancer Res 2298 1.39 0.03 Semin Oncol 714 3.96 0.02
JNCI 2286 14.93 0.10 J Surg Oncol 713 2.48 0.01
Oncogene 2125 7.22 0.26 Cancer Chemoth Pharm 650 2.74 0.01
Ann Oncol 2012 4.94 0.05 Geburtsh Frauenheilk 649 0.35 0.00
J Biol Chem 1703 5.52 1.33 Am J Surg 630 2.61 0.03
Lancet 1692 28.41 0.41 Am J Pathol 628 5.70 0.10
Int J Radiat Oncol 1509 4.64 0.07 Endocrinology 619 4.95 0.12
Cancer Epidem Biom 1390 4.77 0.06 Am J Roentgen 614 2.94 0.05
Int J Oncol 1371 2.23 0.03     
Am J Epidemiol 1335 5.45 0.08 Top 15 journals - by citation count
Ann Surg Oncol 1261 3.90 0.03 Journal IP Citations AC/I
Cancer Lett 1206 3.50 0.05 Cancer Res 5290 309568 58.52
Eur J Cancer Suppl 1190 3.41 0.00 J Clin Oncol 4003 177189 44.26
Oncol Rep 1148 1.52 0.02 Cancer 4542 166834 36.73
Radiology 1127 6.00 0.09 JNCI 2286 131637 57.58
Breast 1068 2.16 0.01 Brit J Cancer 4075 110307 27.07
N Engl J Med 1048 50.02 0.68 Int J Cancer 3370 96406 28.61
J Steroid Biochem 1031 2.83 0.02 J Biol Chem 1703 93637 54.98
Modern Pathol 1010 4.68 0.03 Oncogene 2125 92621 43.59
Proc Amer Ass Cancer Re 976 - - PNAS 895 91620 102.37
Lab Invest 966 4.58 0.02 NEJM 1048 86248 82.30
Brit Med J 913 12.83 0.16 Clin Canc Res 2746 81183 29.56
JAMA 904 1.77 0.01 Lancet 1692 70743 41.81
Psycho-Oncol 902 3.15 0.01 Breast Cancer Res Tr 4210 57714 13.71
PNAS 895 9.38 1.70 Science 195 57017 292.39
Brit J Surg 883 4.92 0.03 JAMA 904 52380 57.94
  1. IP, items published; IF, impact factor; EF, eigenfactor. IF and EF are taken from Thomson Reuters JCR, 2008.