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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
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)

Editorial
Can molecular biomarkers replace a clinical risk score for resectable colorectal liver metastasis?  
Torhild Veen, Kjetil Søreide
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):98-104. Published online Mar 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.98
Frontier
CpG island methylator phenotype in adenocarcinomas from the digestive tract: Methods, conclusions, and controversies  
Francisco Sánchez-Vega, Valer Gotea, Yun-Ching Chen, Laura Elnitski
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):105-120. Published online Mar 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.105
Retrospective Cohort Study
Gastric peritoneal carcinomatosis - a retrospective review  
Hwee Leong Tan, Claramae Shulyn Chia, Grace Hwei Ching Tan, Su Pin Choo, David Wai-Meng Tai, Clarinda Wei Ling Chua, Matthew Chau Hsien Ng, Khee Chee Soo, Melissa Ching Ching Teo
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):121-128. Published online Mar 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.121
Case Report
Lung cancer metastasis to the gastrointestinal system: An enigmatic occurrence  
Kanthi Rekha Badipatla, Niharika Yadavalli, Trupti Vakde, Masooma Niazi, Harish K Patel
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):129-134. Published online Mar 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.129
Heavily calcified gastrointestinal stromal tumors: Pathophysiology and implications of a rare clinicopathologic entity  
Massimiliano Salati, Giulia Orsi, Luca Reggiani Bonetti, Fabrizio Di Benedetto, Giuseppe Longo, Stefano Cascinu
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(3):135-141. Published online Mar 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i3.135