Abscopal regression of hepatocellular carcinoma after radiotherapy for bone metastasis.

@article{Ohba1998AbscopalRO,
  title={Abscopal regression of hepatocellular carcinoma after radiotherapy for bone metastasis.},
  author={Kojiro Ohba and Katsuhisa Omagari and Takuro Nakamura and Nobuhiro Ikuno and Shuji Saeki and Izumi Matsuo and Hiroki Kinoshita and Jun-ich Masuda and Hisanori Hazama and Ichiro Sakamoto and Shigeru Kohno},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={575-7}
}
Spontaneous regression of hepatocellular carcinoma is a rare phenomenon. Abscopal regression of tumours resulting from the effect of irradiation of a tissue on a remote non-irradiated tissue is also rare. The case of a 76 year old Japanese man with hepatocellular carcinoma that regressed after radiotherapy for thoracic vertebral bone metastasis is described. Serum levels of tumour necrosis factor-alpha increased after radiotherapy. The findings suggests that such abscopal related regression may… CONTINUE READING
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