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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 >>

2018 Published Issues
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Editors-in-Chief
Indexing/Abstracting
WJGO is now abstracted and indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, also known as SciSearch®), and Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition.
Journal Metrics
The first impact factor of the WJGO will be issued in 2019.
ISSN
1948-5204 (online)
Minireviews
Targeted therapy or immunotherapy? Optimal treatment in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Merly Contratto, Jennifer Wu 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(5):108-114. Published online May 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i5.108
Risk of gastric cancer development after eradication of Helicobacter pylori 
Ka-Shing Cheung, Wai K Leung 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 10(5):115-123. Published online May 15, 2018. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v10.i5.115