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Current and future trends in bladder cancer therapy and diagnosis

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2021

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  • Guest Editor

    Dimitrios GoutasE-MailWebsite

    MD, PhD, First Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Laikon General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece

    Interests: pathology, uropathology, dermatopathology, molecular pathology, immunotherapy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues:

Along the urogenital system, urinary bladder represents what is likely one of the most frequent locations where neoplasms can develop and the fourth most common cancer entity in males, largely affecting men’s health. However, little is known, regarding the mutational landscape underlying it and its potential therapeutic targets. Immune checkpoint inhibitors have been on the spotlight, for quite a long time, for patients with advanced or metastatic disease, without specific guidelines regarding patients of more primitive stages. Novel molecular diagnostic approaches and their interrelationship with the appropriate therapeutic agents represent the current hotspots in oncology and their successful application could open a new era in bladder cancer therapy and personalized medicine. Furthermore, since bladder cancer shows remarkably high recurrence and progression rates, it constitutes, a significant burden on health care systems, with significantly outdated treatment protocols, further underlying the need for new advanced theranostic methods.

The aim of this Special Issue is to provide the opportunity for Urologists, Pathologists, Oncologists, Radiologists and other specialties to gather their knowledge and provide new ideas and recommendations that would altogether contribute to the improvement of patient-centered care.

Dr. Dimitrios Goutas

Guest Editor


bladder cancer, urinary bladder, urology, pathology, oncology, immunotherapy, molecular pathology, PDL-1, urogenital system

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