Complete clinical response of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma to sorafenib in a patient with hemochromatosis: A case report

@article{So2008CompleteCR,
  title={Complete clinical response of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma to sorafenib in a patient with hemochromatosis: A case report},
  author={Brian J So and Tanios S. Bekaii-Saab and Mark A Bloomston and Tushar Patel},
  journal={Journal of Hematology and Oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma is rare, but increasing in prevalence in the United States. Recent studies have shown that sorafenib, a multikinase inhibitor, can reduce tumor progression in patients with this cancer. However, complete remission has not been observed. We report a case of a 78-year old patient with unresectable metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma who had a rapid and complete clinical response following therapy with sorafenib for six months. No evidence of disease recurrence has been… CONTINUE READING
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