Genomic Profiling of Biliary Tract Cancers and Implications for Clinical Practice

@article{Jain2016GenomicPO,
  title={Genomic Profiling of Biliary Tract Cancers and Implications for Clinical Practice},
  author={Apurva Jain and Lawrence N. Kwong and Milind M. Javle},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Oncology},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={1-13}
}
Opinion statementBiliary tract cancers are relatively uncommon, have an aggressive disease course and a dismal clinical outcome. Until recently, there have been very few clinical advances in the management of these patients and gemcitabine-based chemotherapy has been the only widely accepted systemic therapy. The advent of next generation sequencing technologies can potentially change the treatment paradigm of this disease. Targeted therapy directed against actionable mutations and… 

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