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Editorial Indian J Surg Oncol (June 2015) 6(2):93–94 DOI 10.1007/s13193-015-0427-7 1 2 K. Harish & A. S. Kirthi Koushik Published online: 11 June 2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2015 At the editorial board, we receive numerous ‘case reports’ for publication. Case reports are generally not encouraged as they are low on the level of evidence. However, they provide an opportunity to showcase rare or infrequent presentation and behavior of cases. In addition, the journal publishes confer- ence abstracts of the annual meet of Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists. An intensive description and analysis of a single individual or (sometimes) group that outlines the interesting disease tra- jectory or a patient case constitutes case studies [1], usually based in social science with a systematic way of looking at Case studies are flexible which can be presented in differ- events, collecting data, analyzing information and reporting ent ways yet has many intrinsic advantages and advantages [3] results. It gives an opportunity to investigate a phenomenon as shown in the table below: with its real life context thus offering new variables and fur- ther questioning. Yin defines the case study method as a form Variable For Against of empirical inquiry that investigates http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
ISSN
0975-7651
eISSN
0976-6952
DOI
10.1007/s13193-015-0427-7
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (June 2015) 6(2):93–94 DOI 10.1007/s13193-015-0427-7 1 2 K. Harish & A. S. Kirthi Koushik Published online: 11 June 2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2015 At the editorial board, we receive numerous ‘case reports’ for publication. Case reports are generally not encouraged as they are low on the level of evidence. However, they provide an opportunity to showcase rare or infrequent presentation and behavior of cases. In addition, the journal publishes confer- ence abstracts of the annual meet of Indian Association of Surgical Oncologists. An intensive description and analysis of a single individual or (sometimes) group that outlines the interesting disease tra- jectory or a patient case constitutes case studies [1], usually based in social science with a systematic way of looking at Case studies are flexible which can be presented in differ- events, collecting data, analyzing information and reporting ent ways yet has many intrinsic advantages and advantages [3] results. It gives an opportunity to investigate a phenomenon as shown in the table below: with its real life context thus offering new variables and fur- ther questioning. Yin defines the case study method as a form Variable For Against of empirical inquiry that investigates

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 1, 2015

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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