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


2018 Q4: Articles Received: 5; Accepted: 1; Rejected: 0; Published: 1; Retracted: 0

2018 Q3: Articles Received: 6; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 1; Published: 2; Retracted: 0

2018 Q2: Articles Received: 3; Accepted: 3; Rejected: 14; Published: 4; Retracted: 0

2018 Q1: Articles Received: 6; Accepted: 2; Rejected: 0; Published: 3; Retracted: 0

2017: Articles Received: 25; Accepted: 12; Rejected: 0; Published: 12; Retracted: 0

2016: Articles Received: 50; Accepted: 30; Rejected: 14; Published: 27; 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) 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.



Call for papers--Journal of Solid Tumors


Journal of Solid Tumors (JST, Official website: is pleased to announce a call for papers for Vol.8, No.2 (published in October 2018). You can submit your paper before September 30 by Email submission: or Online submission:

Posted: 2018-08-14 More...

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

For more information, please refer to

Posted: 2016-03-04 More...
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Vol 9, No 1 (2019)

Journal of Solid Tumors, Vol.9, No.1, 2019, e-Version FirstTM

Table of Contents

Original Articles

Elisabetta Sorbellini, Barbara Marzani, Daniela Pinto, Fabio Rinaldi
Doaa A M Esmaeil, Rehab Allah Ahmed, Mohamed I Mourad, Essam T Gaballah
Edgar I. Torres-Corioriles, Itzel del Río-Ortiz, Benny Weiss-Steider, Miguel A. Barrios-Maya, Leonardo Trujullo-Cirilo, Teresa Corona-Ortega, Rosalva Rangel-Corona
Jonah H. Japhet, Dathini Hamina, Doka J. S. Pauline, Kever R. Teryila, Habu Haruna, Uba M. Njida, Emma Yagana, Langa Mshelia

Conference Abstract (Arab African International Cancer Congress, "AAICC 2018, Cairo, Egypt")

Rasha Haggag, Naglaa A. Mostafa, Marwa Nabil, Hala A. Shokralla, Neveen F. H. Sidhom
Mohammad Sabry Elkady, Ghada Refaat, Zeinab Elsayed, Kyrillus Farag
Ashraf Sobhy Zakaria, Mohammed Gami, Hussein Okasha, Ali Hassan Mebed, Reda Hassan Tabashy
Ashraf Sobhy Zakaria, Mohammed Gamil, Nelly Hassan Ali Eldin, Ali Hassan Mebed
Reham M. Faheim, Eman A. El-Shaarawy, Dina A. Salem, Rehab G. Shaaban
Manar Montasser, Ihab M.A. Hassanin, Soheir E. Abdelmohsen, Maha L. Zamzam