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World J Clin Oncol. Feb 24, 2021; 12(2): 50-53
Published online Feb 24, 2021. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v12.i2.50
New Year’s greeting and overview of World Journal of Clinical Oncology in 2021
Ze-Mao Gong, Hiten RH Patel
Ze-Mao Gong, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States
Hiten RH Patel, Department of Urology, University Hospital North Norway, Tromso 9038, Norway
Author contributions: Gong ZM drafted the editorial; Patel HRH reviewed and revised the manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interests for this article.
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Corresponding author: Ze-Mao Gong, MSc, Director, Editorial Office, Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, United States. z.m.gong@wjgnet.com
Received: January 13, 2021
Peer-review started: January 13, 2021
First decision: January 29, 2021
Revised: February 2, 2021
Accepted: February 5, 2021
Article in press: February 5, 2021
Published online: February 24, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: This editorial introduces the development of World Journal of Clinical Oncology (WJCO) in 2020. We also discuss some of the limitations currently facing the journal and propose solutions that can positively influence the academic rank of WJCO. Finally, we thank all those who have contributed to the development of WJCO and look forward to continuing our collective efforts to strengthen the field of clinical oncology.