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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; Dimitrios Roukos, MD, PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-5204 (online)

Review
Anal intraepithelial neoplasia: A review of diagnosis and management  
Joseph R Roberts, Lacey L Siekas, Andrew M Kaz
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):50-61. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.50
Minireviews
Circular RNAs in colorectal cancer: Possible roles in regulation of cancer cells  
María Isabel Taborda, Sebastián Ramírez, Giuliano Bernal
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):62-69. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.62
Retrospective Study
Surgical management of hepato-pancreatic metastasis from renal cell carcinoma  
Nikolaos A Chatzizacharias, Anais Rosich-Medina, Khaled Dajani, Simon Harper, Emmanuel Huguet, Siong S Liau, Raaj K Praseedom, Asif Jah
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):70-77. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.70
Observational Study
Prognostic significance of vascular endothelial growth factor polymorphisms in colorectal cancer patients  
Gilmar Ferreira do Espírito Santo, Bianca Borsatto Galera, Elisabeth Carmen Duarte, Elisabeth Suchi Chen, Lenuce Azis, Amilcar Sabino Damazo, Gabriela Tognini Saba, Flávia de Sousa Gehrke, Ismael Dale Cotrim Guerreiro da Silva, Jaques Waisberg
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):78-86. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.78
Bayesian adjustment for over-estimation and under-estimation of gastric cancer incidence across Iranian provinces  
Nastaran Hajizadeh, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Ahmad Reza Baghestani, Alireza Abadi, Mohammad Reza Zali
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):87-93. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.87
Case Report
Helical tomotherapy for duodenal adenocarcinoma in an elderly patient: A case report  
Valentina Lancellotta, Giuseppe Russo, Marco Lupattelli, Martina Iacco, Elisabetta Perrucci, Claudio Zucchetti, Lorenzo Falcinelli, Cynthia Aristei
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(2):94-97. Published online Feb 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i2.94