Circular RNAs: an emerging type of non-coding RNA and their potential implications in bladder cancer

Amelia Cimmino, Valerio Costa, Daniela Terracciano, Matteo Ferro


According to the US National Cancer Institute (NCI; http: // accession October, 2017), bladder cancer is the 6th most common type of cancer in the Western countries, with ~350,000 new cases/year and a constantly increasing incidence (1).