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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Oncology

The World Journal of Clinical Oncology (WJCO) 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 oncology.  It was launched on November 10, 2010 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCO 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 WJCO 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 WJCO’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>

2017 Published Issues
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Godefridus Peters, PhD, Professor


PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Journal Metrics

IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 3.306; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.241; CiteScore (2016): 4.00.


2218-4333 (online)

Magnetic resonance imaging for prostate cancer before radical and salvage radiotherapy: What radiation oncologists need to know 
Felipe Couñago, Gemma Sancho, Violeta Catalá, Diana Hernández, Manuel Recio, Sara Montemuiño, Jhonathan Alejandro Hernández, Antonio Maldonado, Elia del Cerro 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):305-319. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.305
Use of programmed cell death protein ligand 1 assay to predict the outcomes of non-small cell lung cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors 
Carmelo Tibaldi, Alice Lunghi, Editta Baldini 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):320-328. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.320
Platinum-induced neurotoxicity: A review of possible mechanisms 
Ozkan Kanat, Hulya Ertas, Burcu Caner 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):329-335. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.329
Retrospective Study
Physician approaches to drug shortages: Results of a national survey of pediatric hematologist/oncologists 
Jill C Beck, Baojiang Chen, Bruce G Gordon 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):336-342. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.336
Trans-arterial chemoperfusion for the treatment of liver metastases of breast cancer and colorectal cancer: Clinical results in palliative care patients 
Tatjana Gruber-Rouh, Marcel Langenbach, Nagy N N Naguib, Nour-Eldin M Nour-Eldin, Thomas J Vogl, Stephan Zangos, Martin Beeres 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):343-350. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.343
Observational Study
Rescue associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy after portal embolization: Our experience and literature review 
Charlotte Maulat, Antoine Philis, Bérénice Charriere, Fatima-Zohra Mokrane, Rosine Guimbaud, Philippe Otal, Bertrand Suc, Fabrice Muscari 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):351-359. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.351
Case Report
BRAF V600Q-mutated lung adenocarcinoma with duodenal metastasis and extreme leukocytosis 
Ayman Qasrawi, Addison Tolentino, Mouhanna Abu Ghanimeh, Omar Abughanimeh, Sakher Albadarin 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):360-365. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.360
Intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery with multiple lung metastases: Long-term survival case 
Sonia García-Cabezas, Macarena Centeno-Haro, Simona Espejo-Pérez, Elvira Carmona-Asenjo, Alberto L Moreno-Vega, Rosa Ortega-Salas, Amalia Palacios-Eito 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):366-370. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.366
Long-term stabilization of metastatic melanoma with sodium dichloroacetate 
Akbar Khan, Doug Andrews, Jill Shainhouse, Anneke C Blackburn 
World J Clin Oncol 8(4):371-377. Published online Aug 10, 2017. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v8.i4.371