Journal of Solid Tumors of Solid Tumors 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
  • Gale's Academic Databases
  • 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.

JNEP’s Sections:

Original Research, Case Reports, Reviews.



2014 Q3: Articles Received: 5; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 0; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2014 Q2: Articles Received: 4; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 1; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2014 Q1: Articles Received: 7; Accepted: 5; Rejected: 1; Published: 6; Retracted: 0

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

2013 Q4: Articles Received: 15; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 0; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013 Q3: Articles Received: 20; Accepted: 9; Rejected: 9; Published: 10; Retracted: 0

2013 Q2: Articles Received: 11; Accepted: 10; Rejected: 9; Published: 5; Retracted: 1

2013 Q1: Articles Received: 28; Accepted: 14; Rejected: 21; Published: 13; Retracted: 0


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.



JST indexed in Elsevier and DOAJ

Journal of Solid Tumors (JST) has already been indexed in Elsevier and DOAJ.  
Posted: 2013-04-06

Acknowledgements to Reviewers 2012

We would like to express our gratitude to all ERB members of Journal of Solid Tumors  
Posted: 2012-12-27 More...



For 2012 issues

Publication Frequency of JST: 2012 Bimonthly, published in January, March, May, July, September, November

Posted: 2011-08-14 More...
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Vol 4, No 3 (2014)

Journal of Solid Tumors, Vol. 4, No. 3, August 2014

Table of Contents


The critical nature of the multidisciplinary management of breast cancer: Not just an academic institutional exercise PDF
Mark Trombetta p1

Original Article

P53 mutation compared with Ki67 marker in metastasis of breast cancer in western Iran PDF
Mehrdad Payandeh, Masoud Sadeghi, Adel Fekri, Edris Sadeghi p4
Extracellular matrix proteins, neural differentiation and melanoma progression PDF
Bhanu Iyengar p17

Brief Report

The efficacy of erlotinib as molecularly targeted maintenance therapy in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC): Case reports in western Iran PDF
Mehrdad Payandeh, Reza Khodarahmi, Masoud Sadeghi, Edris Sadeghi p38

Case Report

Successful management of renal leiomyosarcoma using radiofrequency ablation: Case report and brief review of literature PDF
Shivank S. Bhatia, Dipen J. Parekh, Keith Pereira, Mercè Jordà, Niramol Savaraj, Ana Echenique, Jose Yrizarry, Govindarajan Narayanan p10
Thymic neuroendocrine tumor: About a rare clinical case and review of literature PDF
Rajae Najib, Daoudi Khaoula, Zineb Benbrahim, Nezar Bouyahia, Samia Arifi, Nawfel Mellas p33

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Journal of Solid Tumors

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