About Us

Hepatoma Research (HR) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.

Aims and Scope
The journal focuses on all topics related to hepatoma, including its occurrence, development, diagnosis, and treatment. The coverage also extends to other basic and clinical studies related to surgery, internal medicine, cell biology, pathology, pathophysiology, immunology, genetics, pharmacology, etc.
Articles in the following areas are especially welcome:
  • Pathogenesis, clinical examination, and diagnosis of hepatomas;
  • Surgery, internal medicine, molecular biology, cell biology, pathology, pathophysiology, immunology, genetics, pharmacology, and other research areas related to hepatoma;
  • Treatments of hepatoma, including basic and clinical research on animal models, liver transplantation, molecular targeted therapy, interventional therapy, hepatoma treatment-related drugs, as well as clinical transition of the latest laboratory therapy;
  • Complications of hepatoma and their prevention and treatment.
The journal publishes the following types of articles: Review Article, Original Article, Case Report, Commentary, Editorial, Research Highlight, etc. Manuscripts with videos are welcome.
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Open Access
All articles published by HR are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access. Articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY). The CC BY allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Authors retain the copyright of their works as well as the rights to make certain uses of the works.
Editorial Board
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
Peer Review
The journal adheres to rigorous peer review process and undergoes single-blind peer review. For more details, please refer to Editorial and Peer Review Process and Peer Review Guidelines.
Journal Information and Statistics
Launch date: April 15, 2015
Publication model: Open access
Online ISSN: 2454-2520
Print ISSN: 2394-5079
Digital archive: Portico 
Frequency: Continuously published
DOI: 10.20517/2394-5079
Average time from submission to first decision: 30 days
Average time from acceptance to online publication: 14 days
Acceptance rate: 50%
All articles published in HR are included in:
Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE)
Eurasian Scientific Journal Index
Google Scholar
Open J-Gate
Root Indexing
Wanfang Data

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