Information For Authors

The Translational Surgical Oncology (TSO) publishes original articles, reviews, brief reports, and case report in clinical, experimental and translational surgical oncology.The study of all model organisms, from invertebrates to humans, is appropriate.Authors need to register with the journal prior to submitting or, if already registered, can simply log in and begin the five-step process.

The references are identified by numbers, and are indicated by Arabic numerals in square brackets in the order of their appearance in the text. DOI is recommended for articles with DOI codes, and is listed at the end of the article. The first three authors are listed in the references, and when there are more than three, “et al.” are added afterwards.

Please cite references as the form shown below:

  1. Bray, F., et al., Global cancer statistics 2018: GLOBOCAN estimates of incidence and mortality worldwide for 36 cancers in 185 countries. CA Cancer J Clin, 2018. 68(6): 394-424.
  2. Major, J.L., M. Salih, and B.S. Tuana, E2F6 protein levels modulate drug induced apoptosis in cardiomyocytes. Cell Signal, 2017. 40: 230-238.


The detailed bibliographic and formatting standards are listed in Author Guidelines, you are also welcomed to email us if there are further questions remained.