Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease-related hepatocellular carcinoma: Is there a role for immunotherapy?
Ângelo Z Mattos, Angelo A Mattos, Graduate Program in Medicine: Hepatology, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre 90050-170, Brazil
Ângelo Z Mattos, Angelo A Mattos, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit, Irmandade Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre 90050-170, Brazil
Jose D Debes, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
Jose D Debes, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam 999025, Netherlands
Arndt Vogel, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover 30625, Germany
Marco Arrese, Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine and Center for Aging and Regeneration, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago 3580000, Chile
Xavier Revelo, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, United States
Tales Henrique S Pase, Muriel Manica, Internal Medicine Unit, Irmandade Santa Casa de Miser-icórdia de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre 90020-090, Brazil
Author contributions: All authors contributed to this paper with conception of the manuscript, literature review and analysis, drafting and critical revision of the manuscript, and approval of the final version of the paper.
Supported by European-Latin American ESCALON Consortium, Funded By The EU Horizon 2020 Program, No. 825510; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program to JDD; University of Minnesota Academic Investment Research Program–AIRP Grant to JDD; Fondo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de Chilex to MA, No. FONDECYT-1191145; Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo to MA, No. ANID-ACE 210009.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Dr. Mattos reports grants from EU Horizon 2020 program, grants from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program, grants from Fondo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de Chile and Comisión Nacional de Investigación, Ciencia y Tecnología , grants from University of Minnesota Academic Investment Research Program–AIRP grant, grants from Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID ACE 210009), during the conduct of the study.
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Corresponding author: Ângelo Z Mattos, MD, MSc, PhD, Professor, Graduate Program in Medicine: Hepatology, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, 245 Sarmento Leite St., Porto Alegre 90050-170, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 14, 2022
Peer-review started: February 14, 2022
First decision: April 5, 2022
Revised: June 26, 2022
Accepted: June 26, 2022
Article in press: June 26, 2022
Published online: July 28, 2022