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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
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief
  • 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
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)
Editorial
New endoscopy advances to refine adenoma detection rate for colorectal cancer screening: None is the winner 
Marcello Maida, Salvatore Camilleri, Michele Manganaro, Serena Garufi, Giuseppe Scarpulla 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(10):402-406. Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.402
Review
Ampullary cancer of intestinal origin and duodenal cancer - A logical clinical and therapeutic subgroup in periampullary cancer 
Manju D Chandrasegaram, Anthony J Gill, Jas Samra, Tim Price, John Chen, Jonathan Fawcett, Neil D Merrett 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(10):407-415. Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.407
Retrospective Study
Clinical outcomes of Clutch Cutter endoscopic submucosal dissection for older patients with early gastric cancer 
Yoshihiro Otsuka, Kazuya Akahoshi, Kayoko Yasunaga, Masaru Kubokawa, Junya Gibo, Shigeki Osada, Kayo Tokumaru, Kazuaki Miyamoto, Takao Sato, Yuki Shiratsuchi, Masafumi Oya, Hidenobu Koga, Eikichi Ihara, Kazuhiko Nakamura 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(10):416-422. Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.416
Evidence-Based Medicine
Low-dose computed tomography with 4th-generation iterative reconstruction algorithm in assessment of oncologic patients 
Davide Ippolito, Alessandra Silvia Casiraghi, Cammillo Talei Franzesi, Davide Fior, Franca Meloni, Sandro Sironi 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(10):423-430. Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.423
Case Report
Primary esophageal diffuse large B cell lymphoma presenting with tracheoesophageal fistula: A rare case and review 
Jirapat Teerakanok, Judy Park DeWitt, Edna Juarez, Kyaw Zin Thein, Irfan Warraich 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(10):431-435. Published online Oct 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i10.431