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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 >>

2016 Published Issues
11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

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

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-5204 (online)

Review
Robotic rectal surgery: State of the art  
Fabio Staderini, Caterina Foppa, Alessio Minuzzo, Benedetta Badii, Etleva Qirici, Giacomo Trallori, Beatrice Mallardi, Gabriele Lami, Giuseppe Macrì, Andrea Bonanomi, Siro Bagnoli, Giuliano Perigli, Fabio Cianchi
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(11):757-771. Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.757
Molecular predictive markers in tumors of the gastrointestinal tract  
Eirini Papadopoulou, Vasiliki Metaxa-Mariatou, Georgios Tsaousis, Nikolaos Tsoulos, Angeliki Tsirigoti, Chrisoula Efstathiadou, Angela Apessos, Konstantinos Agiannitopoulos, Georgia Pepe, Eugenia Bourkoula, George Nasioulas
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(11):772-785. Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.772
Minireviews
Clinical impact of chemotherapy to improve tumor microenvironment of pancreatic cancer  
Takahiro Tsuchikawa, Shintaro Takeuchi, Toru Nakamura, Toshiaki Shichinohe, Satoshi Hirano
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(11):786-792. Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.786
Current noninvasive tests for colorectal cancer screening: An overview of colorectal cancer screening tests  
Le-Le Song, Yue-Min Li
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(11):793-800. Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.793
Case Report
Case of pseudo-Meigs' syndrome caused by gastric cancer-related metastatic ovarian tumor with prolonged survival  
Masaru Okamoto, Kazunori Maeda, Atsushi Yanagitani, Kiwamu Tanaka
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(11):801-804. Published online Nov 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i11.801