About Endocrine-Related Cancer


Endocrine-Related Cancer is a peer-reviewed journal, publishing basic laboratory, translational and clinical investigations of human health and disease focusing on endocrine neoplasias and hormone-dependent cancers, and review articles in these areas.

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Publisher: Katherine Bryer




Publication model
Publication metrics
Peer review
Article types
Submitting an article
Publication charges
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Research data


Publication model


Endocrine-Related Cancer is a subscription journal meaning that the Version of Record (VOR) of articles is published on a subscription basis and is only accessible to subscribers of the journal.

The journal also has a hybrid open-access option meaning that authors have the option to pay an Article Publication Charge (APC) to publish the VOR article on a gold open-access basis under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) licence. Articles published on a gold open-access basis are made freely available for everyone to read and reuse immediately upon publication, provided the terms of the licence are followed and clear attribution to the author is given.

Authors are also able to make their Author’s Accepted Manuscript freely available a non-commercial subject or institutional repository, through our green open-access policy.

For more information, please see our Open Access page


Publication metrics

  • Time to first decision: Endocrine-Related Cancer aims to return a decision on a peer-reviewed article within two weeks
  • Time to online publication: Accepted manuscripts are published online and are fully citable within 24 hours of acceptance
  • Impact Factor: 3.9


Peer review


Articles published in Endocrine-Related Cancer undergo peer review before acceptance. Key facts about the peer-review process are given below:

  • identity transparency: single anonymized
  • reviewer interacts with: editor
  • review information published: none

If an article is not accepted for publication, we may offer the author the opportunity to transfer their submission to other suitable journals published by Bioscientifica.

More information about the peer-review process can be found on our Peer-review process page.


Article types


Endocrine-Related Cancer publishes the following types of article:

  • Research Articles
  • Reviews, including mini reviews and systematic reviews
  • Guidelines and Recommendations
  • Editorials
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Case Reports


Submitting an article to Endocrine-Related Cancer


Authors can find all the information needed to prepare articles for submission to Endocrine-Related Cancer on our Author Guidelines page.

Once an article is ready to submit, authors are advised to visit our How to Submit page.

Submissions are managed though the Endocrine-Related Cancer ScholarOne Manuscripts site.


Publication charges


Endocrine-Related Cancer has the following publication charges:

  • Article Publication Charge: If you wish to make your article open access, the Article Publication Charge of 3000 GBP* will apply.
  • Colour charges: If the print version of your article requires colour in Endocrine-Related Cancer, colour figure charges apply.
  • Supplementary data: Bioscientifica charges a fixed charge for publication of any supplementary material, regardless of the number of files. The charge is 240 GBP*.

Please see the Publication charges page for further details and discounts.

*VAT will be charged where applicable.




Endocrine-Related Cancer maintains the highest standards of publication and research ethics and is a member of the Committee for Publication Ethics (COPE).

Authors, Reviewers and Editors are expected to comply with Bioscientifica’s Ethical Policy.



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Endocrine-Related Cancer recognises that there are biases and inequalities in the publishing system. We are committed to scrutinising our own processes and policies to prevent bias, reduce inequality and better represent and serve our diverse community of authors, reviewers, editors and readers.



Research data


Endocrine-Related Cancer supports open data and strongly encourages authors to publicly release all data supporting the analysis and conclusions of primary research articles, on or before publication of the article.

All primary research articles published in Endocrine-Related Cancer should include a Data Availability Statement.

More information is on our Research data page.




Endocrine-Related Cancer is indexed in the following:

  • Biological Abstracts/BIOSIS
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Citebase
  • Google Scholar
  • Medline
  • PubMed and PubMed Central
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, Journal Citation Reports)
  • SCImago
  • Scopus


Digital preservation


Articles published in Endocrine-Related Cancer are archived in LOCKSS and Portico to ensure that these articles are preserved in the long term.