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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
  • Monjur Ahmed, FACG, FACP, FASGE, FRCP, MD, MRCP, Associate Professor, Doctor, (E-mail: monjur.ahmed@jefferson.edu) Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
  • Rosa M Jimenez Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, (E-mail: ros_j_r@hotmail.com) Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Unidad de Coloproctologia, Sevilla 41013, Spain
  • Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, MD, Assistant Professor, (E-mail: pashtoon@me.com) Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States
Indexing/Abstracting
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, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2018 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2017 impact factor for WJGO as 3.140 (5-year impact factor: 3.228), ranking WJGO as 39 among 80 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q2), and 114 among 222 journals in oncology (quartile in category Q3).
ISSN
1948-5204 (online)
Review
Identification of genomic features associated with immunotherapy response in gastrointestinal cancers 
Yin He, Zhi-Xian Liu, Ze-Hang Jiang, Xiao-Sheng Wang 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):270-280. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.270
Basic Study
Up-regulation of tumor necrosis factor-α pathway survival genes and of the receptor TNFR2 in gastric cancer 
Ana Flávia Teixeira Rossi, Júlia Cocenzo Contiero, Fernanda da Silva Manoel-Caetano, Fábio Eduardo Severino, Ana Elizabete Silva 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):281-294. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.281
Retrospective Cohort Study
Predictive factors of histological response of colorectal liver metastases after neoadjuvant chemotherapy 
Chloé Serayssol, Charlotte Maulat, Florence Breibach, Fatima-Zohra Mokrane, Janick Selves, Rosine Guimbaud, Philippe Otal, Bertrand Suc, Emilie Berard, Fabrice Muscari 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):295-309. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.295
Iodine-125 implantation with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for main portal vein tumor thrombus 
Yue Zhang, Yi-Fan Wu, Zhen-Dong Yue, Hong-Wei Zhao, Lei Wang, Zhen-Hua Fan, Fu-Liang He, Tao Wang, Fu-Quan Liu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):310-321. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.310
Retrospective Study
Validated model for prediction of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation in Asian population 
Ka Wing Ma, Wong Hoi She, Albert Chi Yan Chan, Tan To Cheung, James Yan Yue Fung, Wing Chiu Dai, Chung Mau Lo, Kenneth Siu Ho Chok 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):322-334. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.322
Significance of HER2 protein expression and HER2 gene amplification in colorectal adenocarcinomas 
Xin-Yu Wang, Zhi-Xue Zheng, Yu Sun, Yan-Hua Bai, Yun-Fei Shi, Li-Xin Zhou, Yun-Feng Yao, Ai-Wen Wu, Deng-Feng Cao 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(4):335-347. Published online Apr 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i4.335