Biomarkers for Cholangiocarcinoma/Biliary Tract Cancer

A special issue of Journal of Personalized Medicine (ISSN 2075-4426). This special issue belongs to the section "Disease Biomarker".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 December 2023) | Viewed by 217

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1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Pieve Emanuele, 20072 Milan, Italy
2. Medical Oncology & Hematology Unit, Humanitas Cancer Center, IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, 200289 Milan, Italy
Interests: liver cancers; hepatocellular carcinoma; biliary tract cancers; cholangiocarcinoma; clinical trials; translational research; biomarkers
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is the second most common primary liver cancer, and its incidence is increasing, especially for intrahepatic CCA. The systemic treatment landscape for patients with advanced disease is rapidly evolving, and now includes not only chemotherapy but also immunotherapy and targeted agents. Therefore, molecular testing and characterization are critical to identifying genetic alterations, which can be targeted by novel agents. Biomarkers play a crucial role in selecting different patient subgroups, choosing treatments, identifying mechanisms of resistance, and ultimately improving patient outcomes.

This Special Issue aims to summarize the current status, recent developments, and future perspectives in the field of biomarkers for CCA. Both original manuscripts and reviews will be considered for inclusion in the Special Issue.

Prof. Dr. Lorenza Rimassa
Guest Editor

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Keywords

  • cholangiocarcinoma (CCA)
  • biliary tract cancer
  • biomarkers

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