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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
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
Detecting circulating tumor material and digital pathology imaging during pancreatic cancer progression  
Radim Moravec, Rao Divi, Mukesh Verma
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(6):235-250. Published online Jun 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i6.235
Retrospective Cohort Study
Value of macrobiopsies and transanal endoscopic microsurgery in the histological work-up of rectal neoplasms: A retrospective study  
Guus M J Bökkerink, Gert-Jan van der Wilt, Dirk de Jong, Han H J M van Krieken, Robert P Bleichrodt, Johannes H W de Wilt, Andreas J A Bremers
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(6):251-256. Published online Jun 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i6.251
Retrospective Study
Effects of age on survival and morbidity in gastric cancer patients undergoing gastrectomy  
Yoshinori Fujiwara, Shuichi Fukuda, Masanori Tsujie, Hajime Ishikawa, Kotaro Kitani, Keisuke Inoue, Masao Yukawa, Masatoshi Inoue
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(6):257-262. Published online Jun 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i6.257
Case Report
Gastric plexiform fibromyxoma resected by endoscopic submucosal dissection after observation of chronological changes: A case report  
Fumiaki Kawara, Shinwa Tanaka, Takashi Yamasaki, Yoshinori Morita, Yoshiko Ohara, Yoshihiro Okabe, Namiko Hoshi, Takashi Toyonaga, Eiji Umegaki, Hiroshi Yokozaki, Takanori Hirose, Takeshi Azuma
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(6):263-267. Published online Jun 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i6.263