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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Oncology

The World Journal of Clinical Oncology (WJCO) 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 oncology.  It was launched on November 10, 2010 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCO 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 WJCO 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 WJCO’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
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Godefridus Peters, PhD, Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Journal Metrics

IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 3.306; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.241.


2218-4333 (online)

Transanal total mesorectal excision: Myths and reality  
Nicolas C Buchs, Marta Penna, Alexander L Bloemendaal, Roel Hompes
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):337-339. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.337
Oncogenic fingerprint of epidermal growth factor receptor pathway and emerging epidermal growth factor receptor blockade resistance in colorectal cancer  
Zain A Sobani, Ashwin Sawant, Mikram Jafri, Amit Keith Correa, Ibrahim Halil Sahin
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):340-351. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.340
Role of Akt signaling in resistance to DNA-targeted therapy  
Abolfazl Avan, Ravi Narayan, Elisa Giovannetti, Godefridus J Peters
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):352-369. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.352
Accelerated partial breast irradiation: Past, present, and future  
Anne W Tann, Sandra S Hatch, Melissa M Joyner, Lee R Wiederhold, Todd A Swanson
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):370-379. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.370
Basic Study
Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in triple negative breast cancer receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy  
Carlos A Castaneda, Elizabeth Mittendorf, Sandro Casavilca, Yun Wu, Miluska Castillo, Patricia Arboleda, Teresa Nunez, Henry Guerra, Carlos Barrionuevo, Ketty Dolores-Cerna, Carolina Belmar-Lopez, Julio Abugattas, Gabriela Calderon, Miguel De La Cruz, Manuel Cotrina, Jorge Dunstan, Henry L Gomez, Tatiana Vidaurre
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):387-394. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.387
Case Control Study
Cigarette smoking, dietary habits and genetic polymorphisms in GSTT1, GSTM1 and CYP1A1 metabolic genes: A case-control study in oncohematological diseases  
María Belén Cerliani, Walter Pavicic, Juan Antonio Gili, Graciela Klein, Silvia Saba, Silvina Richard
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):395-405. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.395
Observational Study
Factors associated with cervical cancer screening in a safety net population  
Meredith A Heberer, Ian K Komenaka, Jesse N Nodora, Chiu-Hsieh Hsu, Sonal G Gandhi, Lauren E Welch, Marcia E Bouton, Paula Aristizabal, Barry D Weiss, Maria Elena Martinez
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):406-413. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.406
Bone and soft tissue tumors presenting as sciatic notch dumbbell masses: A critical differential diagnosis of sciatica  
Yoshihiro Matsumoto, Tomoya Matsunobu, Katsumi Harimaya, Kenichi Kawaguchi, Mitsumasa Hayashida, Seiji Okada, Toshio Doi, Yukihide Iwamoto
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):414-419. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.414
Case Report
Male papillary breast cancer treated by wide resection and latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: A case report and review of the literature  
Malgorzata Banys-Paluchowski, Eike Burandt, Joanna Banys, Stefan Geist, Guido Sauter, Natalia Krawczyk, Peter Paluchowski
World J Clin Oncol 7(5):420-424. Published online Oct 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i5.420