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Welcome to 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 >>

2016 Published Issues
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Hsin-Chen Lee, PhD, Professor; Dimitrios Roukos, MD, PhD, Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central.

Impact Factor

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1948-5204 (online)

Topic Highlight
Colorectal cancer in the young, many questions, few answers  
Kemal I Deen, Hiroshi Silva, Raeed Deen, Pramodh C Chandrasinghe
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(6):481-488. Published online Jun 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i6.481
On the road to standardization of D2 lymph node dissection in a European population of patients with gastric cancer  
Roman Yarema, Giovanni de Manzoni, Taras Fetsych, Myron Ohorchak, Mykhailo Pliatsko, Maria Bencivenga
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(6):489-497. Published online Jun 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i6.489
Malignant biliary obstruction: From palliation to treatment  
Brian R Boulay, Aleksandr Birg
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(6):498-508. Published online Jun 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i6.498
Genetic risks and familial associations of small bowel carcinoma  
Santosh Shenoy
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(6):509-519. Published online Jun 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i6.509
Case Control Study
Genetic polymorphisms of interleukin 1β gene and sporadic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors susceptibility  
Dimitrios Karakaxas, Anna Sioziou, Gerasimos Aravantinos, Ahmet Coker, Ioannis S Papanikolaou, Theodoros Liakakos, Christos Dervenis, Maria Gazouli
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(6):520-525. Published online Jun 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i6.520