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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of gastrointestinal oncology.  It was launched on October 15, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage gastrointestinal oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJGO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJGO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJGO’s acceptance rate: 46%.  Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief

Hsin-Chen Lee, PhD, Professor; DH Roukos, MD,PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®), and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-5204 (online)

Field Of Vision
Molecular classifications of gastric cancers: Novel insights and possible future applications  
Silvio Ken Garattini, Debora Basile, Monica Cattaneo, Valentina Fanotto, Elena Ongaro, Marta Bonotto, Francesca V Negri, Rosa Berenato, Paola Ermacora, Giovanni Gerardo Cardellino, Mariella Giovannoni, Nicoletta Pella, Mario Scartozzi, Lorenzo Antonuzzo, Nicola Silvestris, Gianpiero Fasola, Giuseppe Aprile
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(5):194-208. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i5.194
Basic Study
Extramural vascular invasion and response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer: Influence of the CpG island methylator phenotype  
Jeremy Stuart Williamson, Huw Geraint Jones, Namor Williams, Anthony Paul Griffiths, Gareth Jenkins, John Beynon, Dean Anthony Harris
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(5):209-217. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i5.209
Observational Study
Critical evaluation of contemporary management in a new Pelvic Exenteration Unit: The first 25 consecutive cases  
Min Hoe Chew, Yu-Ting Yeh, Ee-Lin Toh, Stephen Aditya Sumarli, Ghee Kheng Chew, Lui Shiong Lee, Mann Hong Tan, Tiffany Priyanthi Hennedige, Shin Yi Ng, Say Kiat Lee, Tze Tec Chong, Hairil Rizal Abdullah, Terence Lin Hon Goh, Mohamed Zulfikar Rasheed, Kok Chai Tan, Choong Leong Tang
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(5):218-227. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i5.218
Prospective Study
Introduction of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer in a Western tertiary referral centre: A prospective cost analysis during the learning curve  
Juul J Tegels, Charlotte E Silvius, Frederique E Spauwen, Karel W Hulsewé, Anton G Hoofwijk, Jan H Stoot
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(5):228-234. Published online May 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i5.228