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|Authors||Ying X, Tu J, Wang W, Li X, Xu C, Ji J|
|Title||FGFR2-BICC1: A Subtype Of FGFR2 Oncogenic Fusion Variant In Cholangiocarcinoma And The Response To Sorafenib.|
|Abstract Text||Fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) family includes four highly conserved receptor tyrosine kinases. Particularly, FGFR2 has been identified as a potential target for tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) treatment. Except for immunohistochemistry and fluorescence in situ hybridization, next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology represents a novel tool for FGFR2 detection that covers a wide range of fusion genes. In the present work, we present a case of cholangiocarcinoma who had FGFR2-BICC1 rearrangement detected by NGS. A 76-year-old female diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma underwent four cycles of chemotherapy. The NGS assay showed that the tumor had a FGFR2-BICC1 rearrangement. The patient had a favorable tumor response to sorafenib. Herein, we report the first case with cholangiocarcinoma harboring FGFR2-BICC1 who is sensitive to sorafenib therapy.|
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