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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
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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)

Retrospective Study
S-1 induced hepatic steatosis in patients with pancreatic cancer: Retrospective analysis 
Kunihiro Tsuji, Hisashi Doyama 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(8):314-318. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i8.314
Does the discrepancy in histologic differentiation between a forceps biopsy and an endoscopic specimen necessitate additional surgery in early gastric cancer? 
Jae Seung Soh, Hyun Lim, Ho Suk Kang, Jong Hyeok Kim, Kab Choong Kim 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(8):319-326. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i8.319
Observational Study
Gastric xanthoma is a predictive marker for metachronous and synchronous gastric cancer 
Narihiro Shibukawa, Shohei Ouchi, Shuji Wakamatsu, Yuhei Wakahara, Akira Kaneko 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(8):327-332. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i8.327
Randomized Controlled Trial
Impact of tumour histological subtype on chemotherapy outcome in advanced oesophageal cancer 
Michael Davidson, Ian Chau, David Cunningham, Komel Khabra, Timothy Iveson, Tamas Hickish, Matthew Seymour, Naureen Starling 
World J Gastrointest Oncol 9(8):333-340. Published online Aug 15, 2017. doi: 10.4251/wjgo.v9.i8.333