Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei TumoriHealth


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Foundation: 1979

Mission: IRST promotes and manages cancer research with the aim of gaining knowledge and furthering excellence, innovation and progress in the areas of diagnosis/healthcare and organizational pathways. The Institute collaborates with the Health Authority of Romagna in regional health planning on cancer and works steadfastly to meet the needs and expectations of the population by guaranteeing the following activities: molecular, evaluative and descriptive epidemiological analyses; instrumental diagnostics; biomolecular and biofunctional characterization of tumors; and multidisciplinary programs and activities of research, training, treatment and care. The Institute ensures continuity of care and organizational efficiency. In the services provided, IRST fulfils its social responsibility towards patients and the territory in which it operates, maintaining the safety and respect of the patient at the center of every action and project, in accordance with the fundamental values and principles of the National Health System: universality and equity; appropriateness and impartiality; continuity and reliability; participation and transparency; efficiency, effectiveness and economy.

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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDItaly
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 808th516th505th731st94th
Medicine 656th369th360th606th63rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 578th282nd278th485th41st

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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