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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 >>

2017 Published Issues
7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

Hsin-Chen Lee, PhD, Professor; DH Roukos, MD,PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®), and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.

Journal Metrics

There is currently no impact factor.

ISSN

1948-5204 (online)

Review
Emerging molecular targets and therapy for cholangiocarcinoma  
Hamzeh Kayhanian, Elizabeth C Smyth, Chiara Braconi
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(7):268-280. Published online Jul 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i7.268
Evolving treatment landscape for early and advanced pancreatic cancer  
Sally C Lau, Winson Y Cheung
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(7):281-292. Published online Jul 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i7.281
Minireviews
Clinical significance of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes for gastric cancer in the era of immunology  
Byung Woog Kang, Jong Gwang Kim, In Hee Lee, Han Ik Bae, An Na Seo
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(7):293-299. Published online Jul 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i7.293
Retrospective Cohort Study
Prognostic efficacy of inflammation-based markers in patients with curative colorectal cancer resection  
Özgür Akgül, Erdinç Çetinkaya, Metin Yalaza, Sabri Özden, Mesut Tez
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(7):300-307. Published online Jul 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i7.300
Case Report
Goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix and mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinoma: Report of three cases  
Hatice Karaman, Fatma Şenel, Mustafa Güreli, Turan Ekinci, Ömer Topuz
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(7):308-313. Published online Jul 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i7.308