Serum Markers of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma

  title={Serum Markers of Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma},
  author={Giulia Malaguarnera and Isabella Paladina and Maria Eloisa Giordano and Michele Malaguarnera and Gaetano Bertino and Massimiliano Berretta},
  booktitle={Disease markers},
Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is a relatively rare type of primary liver cancer that originates in the bile duct epithelium. It is an aggressive malignancy typified by unresponsiveness to chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Despite advances in radiologic techniques and laboratory diagnostic test, the diagnosis of CCA remains highly challenging. Development in molecular techniques has led to go into the possible use of serum markers in diagnosing of cholangiocarcinoma. This review summarizes the principal… CONTINUE READING


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