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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJGO mainly publishes high-quality basic and clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished researchers in the field of gastrointestinal oncology, and promote the 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 >>

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 2019 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2018 impact factor for WJGO as 2.758 (5-year impact factor: 3.220), ranking WJGO as 52 among 84 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology (quartile in category Q3), and 131 among 229 journals in oncology (quartile in category Q3).
ISSN
1948-5204 (online)
Review
Current surgical treatment of esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma 
Shun Zhang, Hajime Orita, Tetsu Fukunaga 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):567-578. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.567
Minireviews
Hypofractionated particle beam therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma–a brief review of clinical effectiveness 
Che-Yu Hsu, Chun-Wei Wang, Ann-Lii Cheng, Sung-Hsin Kuo 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):579-588. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.579
Basic Study
SFRP4 expression correlates with epithelial mesenchymal transition-linked genes and poor overall survival in colon cancer patients 
Landry E Nfonsam, Jana Jandova, Hunter C Jecius, Pamela N Omesiete, Valentine N Nfonsam 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):589-598. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.589
KMT2D deficiency enhances the anti-cancer activity of L48H37 in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma 
Si-Si Li, Wei-Liang Jiang, Wen-Qin Xiao, Kai Li, Ye-Fei Zhang, Xing-Ya Guo, Yi-Qi Dai, Qiu-Yan Zhao, Ming-Jie Jiang, Zhan-Jun Lu, Rong Wan 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):599-621. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.599
shRNA-interfering LSD1 inhibits proliferation and invasion of gastric cancer cells via VEGF-C/PI3K/AKT signaling pathway 
Hong-Ming Pan, Wei-Ya Lang, Li-Jie Yao, Yan Wang, Xiao-Ling Li 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):622-633. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.622
Retrospective Study
Safety and efficacy of a docetaxel-5FU-oxaliplatin regimen with or without trastuzumab in neoadjuvant treatment of localized gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer: A retrospective study 
Valeria Basso, David Orry, Jean Fraisse, Julie Vincent, Audrey Hennequin, Leila Bengrine, Francois Ghiringhelli 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):634-641. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.634
Retrospective evaluation of lymphatic and blood vessel invasion and Borrmann types in advanced proximal gastric cancer 
Shan Gao, Guo-Hui Cao, Peng Ding, Yang-Yang Zhao, Peng Deng, Bin Hou, Kai Li, Xiao-Fang Liu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(8):642-651. Published online Aug 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i8.642