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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO, World J Gastrointest Oncol) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. WJGO accepts both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts. Articles published in WJGO are high-quality, basic and clinical, influential research articles by established academic authors as well as new researchers. The paramount objective of WJGO is to showcase and promote distinguished research in the field of gastrointestinal oncology, to help advance development of this field. The types of articles published in the WJGO include Editorial, Opinion Review, Frontier, Review, Minireview, Basic Study, Clinical Research, Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, Evidence-based Medicine, Field of Vision, Clinical Guidelines, Letter to the Editor, and Case Report. Submit here >>

2022 Published Issues
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  • Monjur Ahmed, AGAF, FACG, FACP, FASGE, FRCP, MD, MRCP, Associate Professor, Doctor, (E-mail: monjur.ahmed@jefferson.edu) Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
  • Florin Burada, MD, MSc, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Research Scientist, (E-mail: buradaflorin@gmail.com) Department of Medical Genetics and Human Genomics Laboratory, Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Craiova 200349, Romania
The WJGO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis, China National Knowledge Infrastructure, China Science and Technology Journal Database, and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2022 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2021 impact factor (IF) for WJGO as 3.404; IF without journal self cites: 3.357; 5-year IF: 3.250; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.53; Ranking: 162 among 245 journals in oncology; Quartile category: Q3; Ranking: 59 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q3. The WJGO’s CiteScore for 2021 is 3.6 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2021: Gastroenterology is 72/149; Oncology is 203/360.
1948-5204 (online)
Andrew Hendifar, Rasaq Akinsola, Hayato Muranaka, Arsen Osipov, Shant Thomassian, Natalie Moshayedi, Julianne Yang, Jonathan Jacobs, Suzanne Devkota, Neil Bhowmick, Jun Gong 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 14(7):1218-1226. Published online Jul 15, 2022. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v14.i7.1218
Basic Study
Xi Wang, Cheng-Sheng Zhang, Xu-Yuan Dong, Yuan Hu, Bao-Jun Duan, Jun Bai, Yin-Ying Wu, Lin Fan, Xin-Hua Liao, Ye Kang, Peng Zhang, Meng-Yang Li, Jiao Xu, Zhi-Jun Mao, Hui-Tong Liu, Xiao-Long Zhang, Li-Fei Tian, En-Xiao Li 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 14(7):1252-1264. Published online Jul 15, 2022. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v14.i7.1252
Clinical and Translational Research
Case Control Study
Kazuhisa Takeda, Yu Sawada, Yasuhiro Yabushita, Yuki Honma, Takafumi Kumamoto, Jun Watanabe, Ryusei Matsuyama, Chikara Kunisaki, Toshihiro Misumi, Itaru Endo 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 14(7):1281-1294. Published online Jul 15, 2022. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v14.i7.1281
Retrospective Cohort Study
Retrospective Study
Tiago Cruz Tomás, Inês Eiriz, Marina Vitorino, Rodrigo Vicente, João Gramaça, Alicia Guadalupe Oliveira, Paulo Luz, Mafalda Baleiras, Ana Sofia Spencer, Luísa Leal Costa, Patrícia Liu, Joana Mendonça, Magno Dinis, Teresa Padrão, Marisol Correia, Gonçalo Atalaia, Michelle Silva, Teresa Fiúza 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 14(7):1307-1323. Published online Jul 15, 2022. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v14.i7.1307
Case Report