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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 >>

2020 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 2020 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2019 impact factor (IF) for WJGO as 2.898; IF without journal self cites: 2.880; 5-year IF: 3.316; Ranking: 143 among 244 journals in oncology; Quartile category: Q3; Ranking: 55 among 88 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q3.
ISSN
1948-5204 (online)
Review
Bisma Rauff, Arif Malik, Yasir Ali Bhatti, Shafiq Ahmad Chudhary, Ishtiaq Qadri, Shafquat Rafiq 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(9):957-974. Published online Sep 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i9.957
Basic Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Zhao Zhai, Zi-Yu Zhu, Yu Zhang, Xin Yin, Bang-Ling Han, Jia-Liang Gao, Sheng-Han Lou, Tian-Yi Fang, Yi-Min Wang, Chun-Feng Li, Xue-Feng Yu, Yan Ma, Ying-Wei Xue 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(9):992-1004. Published online Sep 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i9.992
Retrospective Study
Le-Jia Sun, Ai Guan, Wei-Yu Xu, Mei-Xi Liu, Huan-Huan Yin, Bao Jin, Gang Xu, Fei-Hu Xie, Hai-Feng Xu, Shun-Da Du, Yi-Yao Xu, Hai-Tao Zhao, Xin Lu, Xin-Ting Sang, Hua-Yu Yang, Yi-Lei Mao 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(9):1014-1030. Published online Sep 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i9.1014
Observational Study
Case Report
Silvia Taccogna, Elisa Gozzi, Luigi Rossi, Davide Caruso, Davide Conte, Patrizia Trenta, Valentina Leoni, Silverio Tomao, Lucrezia Raimondi, Francesco Angelini 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(9):1073-1079. Published online Sep 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i9.1073