Cliggott publishes Consultant, Infection in Illness and other journals. The Oncology Group publishes the journal Oncology, as well as books on the subject.
Both Cliggott and the backbone of the Oncology Group were acquired in 1998.
Bids on the properties were due last Friday, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Communications industry investment banking firm Berkey, Noyes & Co. is representing SCP.