Circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma: detection techniques, clinical implications, and future perspectives.

@article{Zhang2012CirculatingTC,
  title={Circulating tumor cells in hepatocellular carcinoma: detection techniques, clinical implications, and future perspectives.},
  author={Yu Zhang and Jun Li and Lu Cao and Wen Xu and Zhengfeng Yin},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={449-60}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a primary liver cancer with a huge challenge in terms of its complex etiology and its management. The fact that the most common site of early tumor recurrence in liver transplantation for HCC is the transplanted allograft strongly suggests that circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are really an active source of HCC metastasis or recurrence. In the past decade, with the tremendous progress in the technology of CTC detection, there is convincing evidence that CTCs have… CONTINUE READING

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