Focused Issue on Molecular Markers in Colorectal Cancer

Posted On 2019-10-19 10:08:43

This focused issue on “Molecular Markers in Colorectal” is edited by Yun Shin Chun, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA; and Michael D’Angelica, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.

We are pleased to present this focused issue on “Molecular Markers in Colorectal Cancer.”   Advances in molecular profiling and bioinformatics have opened a frontier of exponentially increasing new knowledge that has accelerated the promise of precision oncology.  The articles in this issue of Chinese Clinical Oncology highlight the genetic heterogeneity of colorectal cancer and biomarkers that predict prognosis and response to therapy.  We thank the authors of this issue whose contributions have transformed our understanding of colorectal cancer biology and led to improvements in patient survival.

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