Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, the 12th AME Journal indexed in SCIE

Published: 2019-02-17

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On February 16, 2019, we received the good news from Clarivate Analytics (former Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property and Science Business) that Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (JGO) has been indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and the first impact factor will be released in the second quarter of 2020.

JGO is the 12th journal of AME Publishing Company included by SCIE, following the other eleven sister journals:

Journal of Thoracic Disease (
Translational Cancer Research (
Annals of Translational Medicine (
Hepatobiliary Surgery and Nutrition (
Quantitative Imaging in Medicine and Surgery (
Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (
Translational Lung Cancer Research (
Translational Andrology and Urology (
Gland Surgery (
Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy (
Annals of Palliative Medicine (

Led by Prof. Gary Yang as the Editor-in-Chief, JGO is further supported by a strong Editorial Board members. It values the international diversity of Editorial Board members and authors (figure 1, 2) to ensure the quality of published articles. By publishing high-quality articles, JGO made lots of progress in the past years, such as the article numbers (Figure 3), the growing citation and readers (Figure 4, 5).


figure 1. Geographical distribution of JGO’s EditorialBoard members (updated on December, 2018)


figure 2. Geographical distribution of JGO’s Corresponding Authors in 2018 (updated in December 2018)



figure 3. Number of Published Articles (updated in December 2018)


figure 4. Citation of JGO articles by articles indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (data were collected from Web of Science Core Collection in December 2018)


figure 5. Retrieval of JGO in PubMed is increasing and it also presents the growing readers of JGO (data were collected from PMC Publisher Services in December 2018)

Speaking of high-quality articles, we also would like to take this chance to extend our heartfelt gratitude to another group of experts - our Guest Editors, who have been actively involved in the forefront of scientific research and clinical practice and devoted their precious time and effort to organizing the excellent focused issues to demonstrate the cutting-edge knowledge, techniques, and discussions in their professional fields to our readers.


Table 1. List of upcoming focused issues and guest editors

 Moreover, there are still our Reviewers and Readers worldwide that we could not express our appreciation one by one.

Currently, JGO is indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central (PMC), Scopus, and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE). We can’t achieve this without the continuous support and contributions of JGO’s editorial board members, guest editors, authors, reviewers and readers. We here would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all the contributors. We will keep striving to publish high-quality articles  and bring JGO to the forefront in the field of gastrointestinal oncology.