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70 years of the JCP-highly cited papers: The causal relation between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer
  1. Runjan Chetty
  1. Correspondence to Professor Runjan Chetty, Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine Program, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 11th Floor, Eaton Wing, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4, Canada; runjan.chetty{at}gmail.com

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In celebration of the Platinum Jubilee, the current Editor-in-Chief, Professor Tahir Pillay, has reflected on the past 70 years, especially the best cited papers that have appeared in the Journal of Clinical Pathology (JCP).1

For the journal to have endured and remained relevant for this length of time, clearly it must have published good work consistently. The second most cited paper in the Journal is a superb review by Bosch and colleagues on human papillomavirus (HPV) and uterine cervical cancer.2

Data measurement on impact and relevance in publishing is now de rigueur and the yardstick by which a piece of work is judged. There are several repositories and search engines such as Google Scholar …

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