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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 >>

2019 Published Issues
11 10 9 8 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
  • 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)
Editorial
Livia Archibugi, Sabrina Gloria Giulia Testoni, Miriam Redegalli, Maria Chiara Petrone, Michele Reni, Massimo Falconi, Claudio Doglioni, Gabriele Capurso, Paolo Giorgio Arcidiacono 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):933-945. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.933
Review
Wu-Zhen Chen, Jing-Xin Jiang, Xiu-Yan Yu, Wen-Jie Xia, Peng-Xin Yu, Ke Wang, Zhi-Yong Zhao, Zhi-Gang Chen 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):946-956. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.946
Ya-Jun Luo, Qing-Mei Huang, Yan Ren, Zi-Lin Liu, Cheng-Fei Xu, Hao Wang, Jiang-Wei Xiao 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):957-970. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.957
Basic Study
Case Control Study
Manoela Dias Susi, de Matos Lourenço Caroline, Lucas Trevizani Rasmussen, Spencer Luis Marques Payão, Ana Flávia Teixeira Rossi, Ana Elizabete Silva, Juliana Garcia de Oliveira-Cucolo 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):998-1010. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.998
Retrospective Cohort Study
Aslam R Syed, Payal Thakkar, Zachary D Horne, Heitham Abdul-Baki, Gursimran Kochhar, Katie Farah, Shyam Thakkar 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):1011-1020. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.1011
Ka-On Lam, Man-Chi Fu, Kin-Sang Lau, Kam-Mo Lam, Cheuk-Wai Choi, Wan-Hang Chiu, Cheng-Man Yuen, Lai-Han Kwok, Fong-Kit Tam, Wing-Lok Chan, Sum-Yin Chan, Pui-Ying Ho, To-Wai Leung, Ho-Fun Lee 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(11):1031-1042. Published online Nov 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i11.1031
Retrospective Study
Observational Study
Meta-Analysis