Journal of Solid Tumors of Solid Tumors (JST) publishes research articles and reviews in the broad area of cancer research. The journal places emphasis on 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/reviewed in the following databases/resources:

  • DOAJ
  • 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.



2015 Q1: Articles Received: 12; Accepted: 8; Rejected: 3; Published: 8; Retracted: 0

2014: Articles Received: 32; Accepted: 20; Rejected: 8; Published: 10; Retracted: 1

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.


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Vol 5, No 1 (2015)

Journal of Solid Tumors, Vol. 5, No. 1, April 2015

Table of Contents

Original Article

Role of thyroid scintigraphy vs. fine needle aspiration cytology in the clinical evaluation of solitary thyroid nodule a clinicoradiopathologic study PDF
Khaled El Saban, Abdullah Al Zahrani, Hijji Al Sakhri p1
The incidence of salivary carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma: A SEER database review and review of the literature PDF
Carl Rebhun, Richard O. Wein p26
Genomic-based targeted therapy and management of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Protocol for a qualitative study of oncologists’ perceptions and behaviors regarding genomic-based targeted therapy PDF
Guoqing J. Chen, Jennifer Arney, Ashley Helm, Ursula Braun, Peter Richardson, Ping Chen, Teresa G. Hayes p33
Immunohistochemical study of BRAF V600E mutant protein expression in high-grade sarcomas PDF
Alfredo L. Valente, Kerry Whiting, Jamie Tull, Charlene Maciak, Shengle Zhang p44

Case Report

Neoadjuvant chemotherapy against newly diagnosed CNS germ-cell tumors: A case report PDF
Mehrnosh Aeinfar, Mehrdad Payandeh, Mohammad Samadian, Nasrin Amiryfard, Mohammaderfan Zare, Mohammadebrahim Soltany, Masoud Sadeghi, Edris Sadeghi p18
Fibroepithelial polyp of the urinary bladder PDF
Agnieszka Powała, Bolesław Kuzaka, Ryszard Hanecki, Ewa Skrzypek, Barbara Górnicka, Piotr Radziszewski p23


Possible therapeutic implication of PD-L1/PD-1 axis in endometrial cancer PDF
Jiezhong Chen, Renfu Shao, Chen Chen p10
KLF4 Genome: A double edged sword PDF
Deepti Malik, Deepak Kaul p49

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Journal of Solid Tumors

ISSN 1925-4067(Print)   ISSN 1925-4075(Online)

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