Special Issue "Immunotherapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2024 | Viewed by 110
Immunotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment in the last decade, primarily in the form of the immune checkpoint blockade (ICB), which has transformed the standard of care for several advanced solid malignancies. ICBs combining targeted drugs have yielded promising results in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. Research addressing how to improve immunotherapy and discover novel immune checkpoints in clinical, experimental, and translational oncology has attracted significant attention and will benefit a greater number of HCC patients.
Recent advances in HCC immunotherapy include the following:
- Mechanisms of action of ICBs and other immunotherapy strategies;
- Biomarkers and metabolic imaging that predict responses to immunotherapy;
- Latest clinical trials of ICBs and other immunotherapy strategies in different types of liver cancer;
- Combination therapies utilizing VEGF inhibitors;
- Challenges and future perspectives of cancer immunotherapy.
This Special Issue will update and elucidate the state of the art with respect to immunotherapy for HCC.
Dr. Max Xinxiang Yang
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- hepatocellular carcinoma
- immune checkpoint blockade
- tumor microenvironment
- PD-1/PD-L1 interaction