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Scientific Output and Production of Islamic Republic of Iran Researchers in the Field of Cancer and Compare with Regional and World Countries (2006-2015)
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Introduction: Investigation of scientific production is a suitable method for making policies and taking decision in the field of scientific growth. It will provide knowledge on the past situation and also can be effective in aiming scientific movement, determining research priorities and identifying present weaknesses. This study aimed to evaluate the quality and quantity of scientific production among Iranian researchers in the field of cancer.
Methods: This was a survey-descriptive study (sectional) and Scientometrics approach was used. The statistical population include 9289 articles and documents in the field of cancer which were published in Scopus’ scientific journals during 2006-15. To analyze the data and draw graphs, SPSS, NodeXL and VOS viewer were used.  
Results: Findings show that Iranian scientific production increased during the period of the study and the rate of growing was 25% every year. Also the ratio of international scientific collaboration in the field of cancer was 19.3%. Top medical universities were considered as the most important producer center and developed and industrials countries were regarded as the most important co-worker in publishing scientific outputs. Also measure of scientific production in some categories such as bone, uterus and child cancer were not at a good level.
Conclusion: Although Iranian scientific production in the recent years has shown a great growth, articles are not published in very valid and high quality journals. Support of Ministry of Health and Medical Education and their affiliated medical universities to researches, will increase the rate of Iranian scientific researchers’ interaction and collaboration with their co-worker in other countries. Also financially supporting the related researches, providing laboratory facilities and training courses related to scientific writing methods could be useful and effective in improving the quality and quantity of scientific production.
Keywords: Cancer, Scientific Production, Comparative studies, Scientometrics, Scientific Database, Iran, Scopus
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2018/08/6 | Accepted: 2018/08/6 | Published: 2018/08/6
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Scientific Output and Production of Islamic Republic of Iran Researchers in the Field of Cancer and Compare with Regional and World Countries (2006-2015) . مجله علمی. 2017; 35 (3)
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