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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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  • 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
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.
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Basic Study
Retrospective Cohort Study
Simona Gurzu, Ioan Jung, Haruhiko Sugimura, Raluca Ioana Stefan-van Staden, Hidetaka Yamada, Hiroko Natsume, Yuji Iwashita, Rita Szodorai, Janos Szederjesi 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(7):741-755. Published online Jul 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i7.741
Retrospective Study
Jennifer L Leiting, Jordan M Cloyd, Ahmed Ahmed, Keith Fournier, Andrew J Lee, Sophie Dessureault, Seth Felder, Jula Veerapong, Joel M Baumgartner, Callisia Clarke, Harveshp Mogal, Charles A Staley, Mohammad Y Zaidi, Sameer H Patel, Syed A Ahmad, Ryan J Hendrix, Laura Lambert, Daniel E Abbott, Courtney Pokrzywa, Mustafa Raoof, Christopher J LaRocca, Fabian M Johnston, Jonathan Greer, Travis E Grotz 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(7):756-767. Published online Jul 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i7.756
Clinical Trials Study
Reiko Ashida, Nobuyasu Fukutake, Ryoji Takada, Tatsuya Ioka, Kazuyoshi Ohkawa, Kazuhiro Katayama, Hirofumi Akita, Hidenori Takahashi, Shingo Ohira, Teruki Teshima 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 12(7):768-781. Published online Jul 15, 2020. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v12.i7.768
Prospective Study