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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief

Godefridus Peters, PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Journal Metrics

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

ISSN

2218-4333 (online)

Editorial
Watch and wait policy in advanced neuroendocrine tumors: What does it mean?  
Nicola Fazio
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):96-99. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.96
Translating new data to the daily practice in second line treatment of renal cell carcinoma: The role of tumor growth rate  
Enrique Grande, Olga Martínez-Sáez, Pablo Gajate-Borau, Teresa Alonso-Gordoa
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):100-105. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.100
Frontier
Leptin signaling and cancer chemoresistance: Perspectives  
Pierre V Candelaria, Antonio Rampoldi, Adriana Harbuzariu, Ruben R Gonzalez-Perez
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):106-119. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.106
Review
Targeted therapies in breast cancer: New challenges to fight against resistance  
Viviana Masoud, Gilles Pagès
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):120-134. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.120
Minireviews
How best to manage gastrointestinal stromal tumor  
Gandhi Lanke, Jeffrey H Lee
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):135-144. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.135
Immunotherapies in sarcoma: Updates and future perspectives  
Marwan Ghosn, Elie El Rassy, Hampig Raphael Kourie
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):145-150. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.145
Retrospective Study
Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology: A three-year study at a tertiary care referral center in Saudi Arabia  
Mohamed Abdulaziz Al Dawish, Asirvatham Alwin Robert, Aljuboury Muna, Alkharashi Eyad, Abdullah Al Ghamdi, Khalid Al Hajeri, Mohammed A Thabet, Rim Braham
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):151-157. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.151
Clinical Trials Study
Study of recombinant human interleukin-12 for treatment of complications after radiotherapy for tumor patients  
Na Guo, Wen-Qin Wang, Xiao-Jing Gong, Lei Gao, Li-Rong Yang, Wei-Na Yu, Hong-Yu Shen, Ling-Qin Wan, Xi-Feng Jia, Yi-Shan Wang, Yi Zhao
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):158-167. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.158
Observational Study
Gastric and duodenal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis patients: Conventional endoscopy vs virtual chromoendoscopy (fujinon intelligent color enhancement) in dysplasia evaluation  
Gabriele Lami, Andrea Galli, Giuseppe Macrì, Emanuele Dabizzi, Maria Rosa Biagini, Mirko Tarocchi, Luca Messerini, Rosa Valanzano, Stefano Milani, Simone Polvani
World J Clin Oncol 8(2):168-177. Published online Apr 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i2.168