Published online Oct 15, 2009. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v1.i1.1
Revised: September 4, 2009
Accepted: September 6, 2009
Published online: October 15, 2009
The first issue of World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (WJGO), whose preparatory work was initiated on September 27, 2008, will be published on October 15, 2009. The WJGO Editorial Board has now been established and consists of 210 distinguished experts from 32 countries. Our purpose of launching WJGO is to publish peer-reviewed, high-quality articles via an open-access online publishing model, thereby acting as a platform for communication between peers and the wider public, and maximizing the benefits to editorial board members, authors and readers.