A 30-year, population-based study shows improved management and prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Guiu2010A3P,
  title={A 30-year, population-based study shows improved management and prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={Boris Guiu and Anne Minello and Vanessa Cottet and C{\^o}me Lepage and Patrick Hillon and Jean Faivre and A. -M. Bouvier},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={986-91}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Little is known about the impact of changes in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) over time. We assessed trends in the pattern of care and in prognosis at a population level. METHODS Data on diagnostic conditions, treatment, and prognosis from 1976-2005 were collected by the population-based digestive cancer registry of Burgundy (France). A nonconditional logistic regression was used to identify factors associated with treatment for cure. A multivariate… CONTINUE READING