Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in Asia.


Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a leading cause of cancer death, particularly in Asia where the major etiology, chronic hepatitis B virus infection, is endemic. The tumor frequently develops in a background of cirrhosis, and liver transplantation offers a chance to cure both the tumor and the underlying cirrhosis. The Milan criteria based on tumor size… (More)


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