Clinicopathological comparison of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma between the young and the elderly patients.

@article{Ou1997ClinicopathologicalCO,
  title={Clinicopathological comparison of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma between the young and the elderly patients.},
  author={L H Ou and G Y Chau and Selena X H Tsay and J. H. Chiu and J C Wu and Kate L. King and C C Loong and C W Wu and W. Y. Lui},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  year={1997},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={40-7}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common cancers in many parts of the world. In Taiwan it is the leading cause of death in male cancer patients. The peak age of onset of HCC varies according to geographic barriers, which indicates different hepatocarcinogenesis among different age groups. This study aims to evaluate whether there exists significantly different clinicopathological features between young and elderly HCC patients. METHODS During a six-year period, a… CONTINUE READING