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Aims & Scope

Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry aims to cover all the latest and outstanding developments in medicinal chemistry and rational drug design for the discovery of anti-cancer agents. Each issue contains a series of timely in-depth/mini-reviews and guest-edited issues written by leaders in the field covering a range of current topics in oncology and medicinal chemistry. The journal considers high-quality reviews and research papers for publication. Scientific areas within the scope of the journal include:

●      Medicinal chemistry, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant diseases
●      In silico studies of drug-target interaction in anti-cancer drug assessment
●      Underlying biology and medicinal chemistry strategies for anti-cancer drug synthesis and development
●      New drugs related to a specific target or target class for anticancer drugs
●      Drug repositioning in cancer
●      Clinical cancer research
●      Radiotherapy and systemic treatment of cancer
●      Other related areas

Special Issues devoted to crucial topics, providing the latest comprehensive information on cutting-edge areas of research and technological advances, are welcome.

Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry is an essential journal for every medicinal chemist who wishes to be kept informed and up-to-date with the latest and most important developments in cancer drug discovery.

Ranking and Category

  • 39th of 61 in Chemistry, Medicinal
  • 173rd of 230 in Oncology
ISSN (Print): 1871-5206
ISSN (Online): 1875-5992
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"All chemists and scientists will welcome Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry as a fresh and vital source of information for this important field. The journal is highly recommended for essential reading."

Terrence C. Jenkins
YCR Laboratory of Drug Design, UK


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