Journal of Solid Tumors

Journal of Solid Tumors (JST) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal that considers articles on all aspects of cancer research. The journal welcomes submissions concerning the molecular and cell biology of solid tumors, oncogenes, carcinogenesis, radiation biology, molecular pathology, hormones and cancer, viral oncology, biology of cancer and metastasis, molecular cytogenetics, epidemiology; and experimental therapeutics. Randomized controlled trials, especially phase III trials and evidence-based meta-analysis or pooled analysis related to specific trials are preferred clinical papers. The primary criterion for publication is interest to a multidisciplinary audience.

The articles of JST are indexed in:

  • EBSCOhost
  • Embase
  • Google Scholar
  • Lockss
  • PKP Open Archives Harvester
  • ProQuest
  • The Standard Periodical Directory

The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free to access and download.

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimize administrative costs, the journal accepts Online submission and Email submission. All manuscripts and any supplementary material can be submitted via the journal’s Online Submission and peer-review system or email to For online submission, please create a new account and then follow the instructions given on the screen.

JST’s Sections:

Original Research, Case Reports, Reviews.



2016 Q2: Articles Received: 12; Accepted: 6; Rejected: 2; Published: 5; Retracted: 0

2016 Q1: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 5; Published: 11; Retracted: 0

2015: Articles Received: 43; Accepted: 25; Rejected: 10; Published: 30; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 32; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 8; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013: Articles Received: 74; Accepted: 42; Rejected: 39; Published: 10; Retracted: 1


What is e-Version FirstTM

e-Version First is a feature offered through our journal platform. It allows PDF version of manuscripts that have been peer reviewed and accepted, to be hosted online prior to their inclusion in a final printed journal. Readers can freely access or cite the article. We aim to publish accepted manuscripts in e-Version First in two week's time after the final draft completed.


Paper Selection and Publication Process

a) Upon receipt of paper submission, the Editor sends an E-mail of confirmation to the corresponding author within 1-3 working days. If you fail to receive this confirmation, your submission/e-mail may be missed. Please contact the Editor in time for that.

b) Peer review. We use double-blind system for peer-review; both reviewers and authors' identities remain anonymous. The paper will be peer-reviewed by three experts; two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission. The review process may take 2-3 weeks.

c) Notification of the result of review by E-mail.

d) The authors revise paper and pay publication fee (200.00 USD).

e) After publication, the corresponding author will receive the copy of printed journal, free of charge.

f) E-journal in PDF is available on the journal’s webpage, free of charge for download.


The publisher and journal have a policy of “Zero Tolerance on the Plagiarism”. We check the plagiarism issue through two methods: reviewer check and plagiarism prevention tool (

All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.



Recruitment for Editorial Review Board of Journal of Solid Tumors


Journal of Solid Tumors (JST) is establishing international Editorial Review Board. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV (including research interests, current affilitation and educational experience) to

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Call for Papers--Journal of Solid Tumors

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Vol 6, No 2 (2016)

Journal of Solid Tumors, Vol.6, No.1, 2016, e-Version First TM

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Efficacy of a modified regimen of gemcitabine and cisplatin among women with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer PDF
Gamal H. Eltabbakh, Erin Donovan, Georgia Eltabbakh p1
Immunohistochemical detection of human cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus and human papillomavirus in invasive breast carcinoma in Egyptian women: A tissue microarray study PDF
Rehab Allah Ahmed, Shaimaa M. Yussif p8
Challenges and pitfalls in diagnosis of Parosteal Osteosarcoma: A clinicopathologic study of 23 cases PDF
Muhammad Usman Tariq, Nasir Ud Din, Arsalan Ahmed, Shahid Pervez, Romana Idrees, Saira Fatima, Masood Umer, Naila Kayani p17
Neutropenia in Asian patients with solid tumours receiving chemotherapy: A retrospective case-control study PDF
N. Dattani, D. Altham, K. Coady p25
Long-term trends in the incidence and relative survival of colorectal cancer in Canada: A population-based study PDF
Noori Akhtar-Danesh, Gileh-Gol Akhtar-Danesh, Paul Moayyedi p35
The impact of cold therapy on the incidence and severity of paclitaxel induced peripheral neuropathy: A pilot study PDF
Jawaid Younus, Lyn Kligman, Dayam Jawaid p43
A bio-psychosocial intervention program for improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors: Results of a prospective randomized trial PDF
Janine Pettiford, Sharon Felts, Edna Wischkaemper, Debbie Miller, Sybil Crawford, Rakhshanda Layeequr Rahman p48
Impact of a teaching program on outcome quality of white light transurethral resection for bladder tumor: A cohort study PDF
Rodolfo Hurle, Roberto Peschechera, Nicolò Maria Buffi, Giovanni Lughezzani, Emanuela Morenghi, Alberto Saita, Luisa Pasini, Paolo Casale, Mauro Seveso, Silvia Zandegiacomo, Gianluigi Taverna, Alessio Benetti, Ivano Vavassori, Piergiuseppe Colombo, Massimo Lazzeri, Giorgio Guazzoni p56
Melanocyte-endothelial melanomas: Plasticity and transdifferentiation in melanomas PDF
Bhanu Iyengar p66

Case Reports

Malignant transformation in a patient with fibrous dysplasia and aneurysmal bone cyst PDF
Thomas Tværmose Troelsen, Peter Holmberg Jørgensen, Steen Bærentzen, Thomas Baad-Hansen p30
Nausea and vomiting masquerading heart cancer PDF
Joshua S. Shapiro, Vlad C. Vasile, Kyle W. Klarich, Hartzell V. Schaff p62


Different strategies of gene delivery for treatment of cancer and other disorders PDF
Elnaz Agi, Zahra Mosaferi, Sepideh Khatamsaz, Parisa Cheraghi, Nooshin Samadian, Azam Bolhassani p76

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Journal of Solid Tumors

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