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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

The World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of gastrointestinal oncology.  It was launched on October 15, 2009 and is published monthly (12 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage gastrointestinal oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJGO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJGO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJGO’s acceptance rate: 46%.  Submit here >>

2018 Published Issues
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  • Hsin-Chen Lee, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:hclee2@ym.edu.tw)Institute of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
  • Dimitrios H Roukos, MD, PhD, Professor, (E-mail:droukos@uoi.gr)Department of Surgery, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece
WJGO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.
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The first impact factor of the WJGO will be issued in 2019.
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Fusobacterium nucleatum and colorectal cancer: A review 
Fu-Mei Shang, Hong-Li Liu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(3):71-81. Published online Mar 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i3.71
Clinical Practice Study
Sessile serrated adenoma detection rate is correlated with adenoma detection rate 
Daisuke Ohki, Yosuke Tsuji, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Yoshiki Sakaguchi, Chihiro Minatsuki, Hiroto Kinoshita, Keiko Niimi, Satoshi Ono, Yoku Hayakawa, Shuntaro Yoshida, Atsuo Yamada, Shinya Kodashima, Nobutake Yamamichi, Yoshihiro Hirata, Tetsuo Ushiku, Mitsuhiro Fujishiro, Masashi Fukayama, Kazuhiko Koike 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(3):82-90. Published online Mar 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i3.82
Case Report
Case of pancreatic metastasis from colon cancer in which cell block using the Trefle® endoscopic scraper enables differential diagnosis from pancreatic cancer 
Akihisa Kato, Itaru Naitoh, Hiroyuki Kato, Kazuki Hayashi, Katsuyuki Miyabe, Michihiro Yoshida, Yasuki Hori, Makoto Natsume, Naruomi Jinno, Takeshi Yanagita, Shuji Takiguchi, Satoru Takahashi, Takashi Joh 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(3):91-95. Published online Mar 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i3.91