Efficacy of transarterial targeted treatments on survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. An Italian experience.

@article{Stefanini1995EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of transarterial targeted treatments on survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. An Italian experience.},
  author={Giuseppe Francesco Stefanini and P Amorati and Maurizio Biselli and Fabrizio Mucci and Alessandro Celi and Vincenzo Arienti and R. A. Roversi and Cristina Rossi and Giuseppe Re and Giovanni Battista Gasbarrini},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1995},
  volume={75 10},
  pages={2427-34}
}
BACKGROUND Most patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are not suitable for surgical therapy. Systemic chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and hormonotherapy have not had convincingly acceptable results. Therefore, transarterial catheter-targeted therapies such as intraarterial chemotherapy (IAC), possibly followed by transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE), have been proposed. METHODS A survival analysis curve was drawn using the Kaplan-Meier method for 164 patients, 100 with HCC who… CONTINUE READING
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