Circulating predictive and diagnostic biomarkers for hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
Stijn Van Hees, Peter Michielsen, Thomas Vanwolleghem, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Antwerp University Hospital, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
Stijn Van Hees, Peter Michielsen, Thomas Vanwolleghem, Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Antwerp, 2610 Antwerp, Belgium
Author contributions: Van Hees S and Vanwolleghem T conceptualized the manuscript; Van Hees S wrote the manuscript; all authors contributed to the critical revision and editing of the paper; Michielsen P and Vanwolleghem T approved the final version.
Supported by Foundation Against Cancer Belgium, No. 2014-087.
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Correspondence to: Thomas Vanwolleghem, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Antwerp University Hospital, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 26, 2016
Peer-review started: April 27, 2016
First decision: June 20, 2016
Revised: July 18, 2016
Accepted: August 5, 2016
Article in press: August 5, 2016
Published online: October 7, 2016