Ray of Hope: Rare Cancer Biomarker Discovered

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readSep 25, 2020

Biliary tract cancer, or BTC, isn’t as talked about as breast or prostate cancers, probably because its incidence is much rarer. BTCs are a group of gastrointestinal tumors including gallbladder cancers whose prevalence is increasing in South America and Asia. In Western countries, only around 1.6 in every 100,000 get diagnosed with the disease, but when they do, the mortality rate is staggeringly high: most…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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