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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
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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)

Minireviews
Pancreatic injury in patients with septic shock: A literature review  
Anis Chaari, Karim Abdel Hakim, Kamel Bousselmi, Mahmoud Etman, Mohamed El Bahr, Ahmed El Saka, Eman Hamza, Mohamed Ismail, Elsayed Mahmoud Khalil, Vipin Kauts, William Francis Casey
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):526-531. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.526
Basic Study
MicroRNA-320 family is downregulated in colorectal adenoma and affects tumor proliferation by targeting CDK6  
Toshihiro Tadano, Yoichi Kakuta, Shin Hamada, Yosuke Shimodaira, Masatake Kuroha, Yoko Kawakami, Tomoya Kimura, Hisashi Shiga, Katsuya Endo, Atsushi Masamune, Seiichi Takahashi, Yoshitaka Kinouchi, Tooru Shimosegawa
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):532-542. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.532
Retrospective Cohort Study
Opioid-sparing effect of selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors on surgical outcomes after open colorectal surgery within an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol  
Varut Lohsiriwat
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):543-549. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.543
Retrospective Study
Management of colorectal neoplasia during pregnancy and in the postpartum period  
Erman Aytac, Gokhan Ozuner, Ozgen Isik, Emre Gorgun, Luca Stocchi
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):550-554. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.550
Prognostic value of inflammation-based markers in patients with pancreatic cancer administered gemcitabine and erlotinib  
Jae Min Lee, Hong Sik Lee, Jong Jin Hyun, Hyuk Soon Choi, Eun Sun Kim, Bora Keum, Yeon Seok Seo, Yoon Tae Jeen, Hoon Jai Chun, Soon Ho Um, Chang Duck Kim
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):555-562. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.555
Observational Study
Undernutrition, risk of malnutrition and obesity in gastroenterological patients: A multicenter study  
Massimiliano Rizzi, Silvia Mazzuoli, Nunzia Regano, Rosa Inguaggiato, Margherita Bianco, Gioacchino Leandro, Elisabetta Bugianesi, Donatella Noè, Nicoletta Orzes, Paolo Pallini, Maria Letizia Petroni, Gianni Testino, Francesco William Guglielmi
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):563-572. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.563
Systematic Reviews
Systematic review of laparoscopic vs open surgery for colorectal cancer in elderly patients  
Shoichi Fujii, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Yoshihisa Fukushima, Ryu Shimada, Koichi Okamoto, Takeshi Tsuchiya, Keijiro Nozawa, Keiji Matsuda, Yojiro Hashiguchi
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(7):573-582. Published online Jul 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i7.573