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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 >>

2021 Published Issues
7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • Monjur Ahmed, FACG, FACP, FASGE, FRCP, MD, MRCP, Associate Professor, Doctor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
  • Florin Burada, MD, MSc, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Research Scientist, Department of Medical Genetics and Human Genomics Laboratory, Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Craiova 200349, Romania
  • Rosa M Jimenez Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocio, Unidad de Coloproctologia, Sevilla 41013, Sevilla, 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, Scopus, China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
Journal Metrics
The 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2020 impact factor (IF) for WJGO as 3.393; IF without journal self cites: 3.333; 5-year IF: 3.519; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.5; Ranking: 163 among 242 journals in oncology; Quartile category: Q3; Ranking: 60 among 92 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q3. The WJGO’s CiteScore for 2020 is 3.3 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2020: Gastroenterology is 70/136.
ISSN
1948-5204 (online)
Review
Minireviews
Arata Sakai, Hideyuki Shiomi, Atsuhiro Masuda, Takashi Kobayashi, Yasutaka Yamada, Yuzo Kodama 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 13(7):684-692. Published online Jul 15, 2021. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v13.i7.684
Basic Study
Retrospective Study
Systematic Reviews