Journal Information

Aims and Scope
Leukemia publishes high quality, peer reviewed research that covers all aspects of the research and treatment of leukemia and allied diseases. Studies of normal hemopoiesis are covered because of their comparative relevance.
Topics of interest include oncogenes, growth factors, stem cells, leukemia genomics, cell cycle, signal transduction, molecular targets for therapy and more.
We publish a range of content types including original research articles, reviews, letters, correspondence and comments that elaborate on significant advances in the field and cover topical issues.

Why Publish in Leukemia?

  • Ranked in the top quartile of journals worldwide in the fields of oncology and hematology, we publish high quality, peer reviewed original content across all aspects of the research and treatment of leukemia and allied diseases.  
  • We provide wide exposure and high visibility for your publication through our platform. We also offer funder-compliant open access options.
  • Leading voices in the field across the globe form our expert editorial team, providing attractive turnaround times from first decision to publication. 

Journal Metrics

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.

2022 Citation Metrics

2-year Impact Factor*: 11.4
5-year Impact Factor*: 10.4
Immediacy index*: 2.8
Eigenfactor® score*: 0.04262
Article influence score*: 3.5
Journal Citation Indicator*: 1.95

SNIP**: 2.198
SJR***: 3.376

*2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2023)
**Source-normalized Impact per Paper (Scopus)
***SCImago Journal Rank (Scopus)

2023 Peer Review Metrics

Submission to first editorial decision: 4 days
Submission to Accept: 106 days

2023 Usage Metrics

Downloads: 2,535,447
Altmetric mentions: 4,878

12 issues per year

Abstracted/indexed in:
EBSCO Discovery Service
Google Scholar
Summon by ProQuest
Current Contents/Life Sciences
Science Citation Index
Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
EBSCO Academic Search
EBSCO Advanced Placement Source
EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
INIS Atomindex

International standard serial number (ISSN): 0887-6924
Electronic international standard serial number (eISSN): 1476-5551.

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