Journal abbreviation: British journal of cancer

The abbreviation of the journal title "British journal of cancer" is "Br. J. Cancer". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BritishBr.matches the word "british"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
cancerCancerNo abbreviation listed in TWA.

Abbreviation systems

The International Organization for Standardization has developed the ISO 4 abbreviation system as a means of creating uniform abbreviations for journal titles. This allows researchers and academics to easily recognize and refer to journals in a consistent manner.

Abbreviating journal titles involves ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for various fields, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical and life sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and associated disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleBritish journal of cancer
AbbreviationBr. J. Cancer
ISSN (print)0007-0920
ISSN (online)1532-1827
NLM catalog0370635

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