Experience with transplantation in the treatment of liver cancer

  title={Experience with transplantation in the treatment of liver cancer},
  author={Roger Lewin Jenkins and C. Wright Pinson and Michael D. Stone},
  journal={Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology},
Thirteen patients with hepatic tumors, from the Boston Center for Liver Transplantation, have been transplanted among a total of 169 recipients. Ten were transplanted primarily for tumor, while three other patients harbored incidental tumors. Two perioperative deaths occurred (15%). Eight patients had hepatocellular carcinoma, one hepatoblastoma and four bile duct (Klatskin) tumors. Two of the bile duct cancers recurred with patient deaths at 9 and 10 months. The remaining nine patients are… CONTINUE READING


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