Brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma: the role of surgery as a prognostic factor

  title={Brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma: the role of surgery as a prognostic factor},
  author={Moon-Soo Han and Kyung Sub Moon and Kyung Hwa Lee and Sung Bum Cho and Sa-Hoe Lim and Woo-Youl Jang and Tae-Young Jung and In-Young Kim and Shin Chul Jung},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
The incidence of brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is expected to increase as a result of prolonged survival due to the recent advances in HCC treatment. However, there is no definite treatment strategy for brain metastasis from HCC mainly due to its rarity and dismal prognosis. To provide helpful recommendations in treatment of brain metastasis from HCC, the authors aimed to identify prognostic factors that influence survival rates with a review of the recently published… CONTINUE READING


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