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Welcome to the World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO) is a high-quality, online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by the Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJGO mainly publishes high-quality basic and clinical research articles to improve the academic influence of authors, help cultivate distinguished researchers in the field of gastrointestinal oncology, and promote the 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
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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 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)
Minireviews
Utilizing gastric cancer organoids to assess tumor biology and personalize medicine 
Miranda Lin, Mei Gao, Michael J Cavnar, Joseph Kim 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(7):509-517. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i7.509
Recent progress of chemotherapy and biomarkers for gastroesophageal cancer 
Osamu Maeda, Yuichi Ando 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(7):518-526. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i7.518
Sarcopenia in pancreatic cancer – effects on surgical outcomes and chemotherapy 
Miu Yee Chan, Kenneth Siu Ho Chok 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(7):527-537. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i7.527
Retrospective Cohort Study
Intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy increases the incidence of anastomotic leakage after anterior resection of rectal tumors 
Zhi-Jie Wang, Jin-Hua Tao, Jia-Nan Chen, Shi-Wen Mei, Hai-Yu Shen, Fu-Qiang Zhao, Qian Liu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(7):538-550. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i7.538
Retrospective Study
TYMS/KRAS/BRAF molecular profiling predicts survival following adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer 
Anastasios Ntavatzikos, Aris Spathis, Paul Patapis, Nikolaos Machairas, Georgia Vourli, George Peros, Iordanis Papadopoulos, Ioannis Panayiotides, Anna Koumarianou 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 11(7):551-566. Published online Jul 15, 2019. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v11.i7.551