Changing paradigm in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma improves the survival benefit of early detection by screening.

@article{Chan2008ChangingPI,
  title={Changing paradigm in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma improves the survival benefit of early detection by screening.},
  author={Albert C. Y. Chan and Ronnie Tung-ping Poon and K K C Ng and Chung-Mau Lo and Sheung Tat Fan and John Wong},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={247 4},
  pages={
          666-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of improved surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) on the survival of patients with screened HCC. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA It is unclear whether the advent of new treatment modalities such as liver transplantation and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in recent years have improved the long-term survival in patients with HCC detected by screening. METHODS A prospective database of 1366 patients with known chronic hepatitis B or C virus infection… CONTINUE READING
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