Focused Issue on Biliary Tract Cancers

Posted On 2019-06-22 17:06:19


This focused issue on “Biliary Tract Cancers” is edited by Milind Javle from Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Dr. Milind Javle is an oncologist in Houston, Texas. He received his medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for more than 20 years. His research focus is on hematologic oncology. Till now, he has published more than 150 papers in the international peer-reviewed journals.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Introduction to this focused issue
    Milind Javle, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  2. Changing epidemiology of CCA
    Manal Hassan, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  3. Modern gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques for BTC
    Jeff Lee, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  4. Interventional radiology approaches for BTC
    Bruno C. Odisio, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  5. Surgery and multi-modal therapy
    Shishir K. Maithel, Emory University, USA
  6. Systemic therapy for advanced disease
    Rachna T Shroff, The University of Arizona Cancer Center, USA
  7. NGS and targeted therapy
    Lipika Goyal, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
  8. DNA Repair aberrations and BTC
    Daniel H. Ahn, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, USA 
  9. Immunotherapy for BTC
    Nilofer Azad, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
  10. Radiation therapy-innovations for BTC
    Eugene J. Koay, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  11. Nursing guidelines for PTC management
    Renuka Iyer, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
    Susan Acquisto, Bili Project Foundation, USA
    Lorraine Drapek, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA