This page provides information on subscribing to journals published by the American Association for Cancer Research. We hope that you will find it useful as a quick-reference guide to the AACR journals.
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The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. We work to pursue these goals through our eight, highly esteemed journals, scientific conferences, scientific policy and government affairs work, and funding of meritorious research. Founded in 1907, the AACR is the world's first and largest professional organization dedicated to advancing cancer research and its mission to prevent and cure cancer. AACR membership includes over 34,000 laboratory, translational and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and cancer advocates residing in more than 90 countries.
AACR Commitment to the Dissemination of Content and Support of Librarians
AACR is committed to the dissemination of content and support of librarians through:
- development and support of the Principles for Free Access to Science, emphasizing the commitment of not-for-profit publishers to worldwide dissemination of science, within the context of proven and realistic publishing models, and supporting experimentation with new models.
- participation in the HINARI Access to Research Initiative providing free or discounted access to the full text journal content to institutions in developing countries.
- sponsorship of MLA and other library conferences, as well as, collaborating with ALPSP and SSP to the bring the best information to librarians' user communities.
- online journal content to including historical material dating back to 1916 from the precursors of Cancer Research—Journal of Cancer Research and the American Journal of Cancer Research, representing nearly 100 years of oncology research and development.
- Freely available abstracts online, immediately following publication and to the full text, 1 year after publication.
All AACR Journals offer pay-per-view access for current articles.
Two pay-per-view options are available for non-subscribing users needing temporary access to full-text articles.
- Pay-per-view: $35.00 for access to a single article for 24 hours.
- Pay-per-admission: $50.00 for access to an entire journal site for 24 hours.
To purchase access, follow the links under pay-per-view on the Sign-In page. This page will appear when attempting to access a full-text article.
Users without a subscription have access to journal search functions, the tables of contents, articles more than 1 year old, and the journal abstracts at no cost and without having to register.
Our scientific breadth and merit attract the premier researchers in the field, and AACR journals continue to are rated among the most influential journals in cancer research and medicine. According the Journal Citation Report® (2016), the entire portfolio of AACR journals, which represent 3.8% of the 213 journals in the oncology category, garnered 17% of all citations in the same category. One half of the AACR journals rank in the top 20 in regard to Impact Factor in the Oncology category.
Rank (of 213 Oncology Journals)
|Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention||3.622||53
25 of 171 Public Health journalsa
|Cancer Immunology Research||6.665||20|
|Cancer Prevention Research||3.887||63|
|Clinical Cancer Research||8.736||12|
|Molecular Cancer Research||4.510||44|
|Molecular Cancer Therapeutics||5.579||27|
aCancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention is also ranked in the Public, Environmental and Occupational Health category in JCR.
With thousands of institutional subscribers and individual cancer researchers worldwide accessing this content, AACR's peer-reviewed journals are the best choice for cancer research information you can make for your patrons. For more information about AACR journals and their ranking please visit the AACR Journals Metrics page.
Please see Subscription Cost for individual, member, non-member, and institutional optional print rates.
For any additional information, please contact the AACR Sales & Marketing Department at:
AACR Sales & Marketing Department
American Association for Cancer Research
615 Chestnut Street | 17th Floor | Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
Toll Free: (215) (855) 744-4667 | Phone: (215) 440-9300
Subscription Guide for Institutions
A license is the base subscription option and is negotiated on an individual basis. A license to the AACR journals will empower your entire institution with access at anytime and anywhere. To obtain a quote, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the appropriate AACR Site License Agreement:
A variety of journal packages for online subscriptions are offered to institutions. The AACR Journals Suite is our best value and provides access to the full spectrum of cancer research to your patrons.
|AACR Journals Suite
Licensed* access to all journals in the portfolio
|Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention||monthly|
|Cancer Immunology Research|
|Cancer Prevention Research||monthly|
|Cancer Research||twice monthly|
|Clinical Cancer Research||twice monthly|
|Molecular Cancer Research||monthly|
|Molecular Cancer Therapeutics||monthly|
|Additional Valuable Content|
|Cancer Reviews Online||monthly|
|Cancer Prevention Journals Portal||monthly|
Licensed* access to two journals
|Additional Valuable Content|
|Cancer Research & Clinical Cancer Research||Cancer Reviews Online|
|COMBO Package + 1
Licensed* access to three journals
|COMBO Package + 2
Licensed* access to four journals
|Cancer Research & Clinical Cancer Research + one other journal||Cancer Research & Clinical Cancer Research + two other journals|
|Additional Valuable Content||Additional Valuable Content|
|Cancer Reviews Online||Cancer Reviews Online|
*All licenses have print purchase options. Contact sales for details.
COUNTER reports for AACR online journals are available on a monthly basis from the HighWire portal, http://highwire.stanford.edu/librarians/. Usernames and passwords were provided to your administrators at time of subscribing. The administrator can choose from different COUNTER reports (from the pull-down menu) as well as different formats to receive the information (also from the pull-down menu). You also can specify a specific start date and end date for the reporting. If you have forgotten or do not know your login details, please contact our Sales Team for further help. Administrators can also access their institutional usage statistics for a specific AACR journal by directly logging in with their username and password: If you have forgotten or do not know your login details, please contact our Sales Team for further assistance. Administrators can also access their institutional usage statistics for a specific AACR journal by directly logging in with their username and password:
- Cancer Discovery login
- Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention login
- Cancer Immunology Research login
- Cancer Prevention Research login
- Cancer Research login
- Clinical Cancer Research login
- Molecular Cancer Research login
- Molecular Cancer Therapeutics login
If you have further questions about the service please contact our Sales Team.