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


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1948-5204 (online)

Current debate in the oncologic management of rectal cancer  
Trish Millard, Paul R Kunk, Erika Ramsdale, Osama E Rahma
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(10):715-724. Published online Oct 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i10.715
Mucins in neoplasms of pancreas, ampulla of Vater and biliary system  
Dimitrios Moschovis, Giorgos Bamias, Ioanna Delladetsima
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(10):725-734. Published online Oct 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i10.725
Nanomedicine strategies for sustained, controlled, and targeted treatment of cancer stem cells of the digestive system  
Fang-Yuan Xie, Wei-Heng Xu, Chuan Yin, Guo-Qing Zhang, Yan-Qiang Zhong, Jie Gao
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(10):735-744. Published online Oct 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i10.735
Where does chemotherapy stands in the treatment of ampullary carcinoma? A review of literature  
Marwan Ghosn, Hampig Raphael Kourie, Elie El Rassy, Fady Ghassan Haddad, Colette Hanna, Fadi El Karak, Dolly Nasr
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(10):745-750. Published online Oct 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i10.745
Case Report
Arterial complication of irreversible electroporation procedure for locally advanced pancreatic cancer  
Yahya Ekici, Tugan Tezcaner, Hüseyin Onur Aydın, Fatih Boyvat, Gökhan Moray
World J Gastrointest Oncol 8(10):751-756. Published online Oct 15, 2016. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v8.i10.751