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Winter 2-15-2018


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This paper explores the Colorectal Cancer research scholarly communications published by Indian researchers based on the data available in web of science database for the period of 12 years (2005- 2016); using tools like WoS, MS Excel & Histcite. The analysis revealed that there is an increasing trend in total CRC research publications and majority of the publications are in the form of articles both in case of India and world. Total citations and average citation per paper in case of India also shows increasing trend except in 2009 and 2012. Increasing trend could also be observed in case of international collaborative works between India and rest of the world. India’s highest collaborating country is USA 15.6% of the total collaborative works undertaken. The country wise distribution and year wise contributions shows that 50% of world CRC research comes from three countries viz. USA, China and Japan. In terms of funding CRC research work “Council of Scientific & Industrial Research” (CSIR) tops the list with (133) funding’s as per the records. Sanyal SN is the most productive author contributing (2.2%) of articles. Authorship pattern shows that 10 and more than 10 authors contributed more papers. Panjab University has the maximum number of publications with 62 records having a Total Local Citation Score 80 and Total Global Citation Score 551. Highest subject wise distribution is Oncology with 386 papers and 31.56% share. Tumor biology is the most preferred journal with (47) 3.9% of the total periodical literature output during the period under study. Most common keywords used by the researchers in their publications are the word “Cancer” with 564 records, followed by the word “Colorectal” with 287 records. Jemal A, 2011, CA-CANCER J CLIN, V61, P69 is the top most cited papers as it has been cited 55 times.



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