Locoregional intra-arterial therapies for unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.

  title={Locoregional intra-arterial therapies for unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.},
  author={K. K. Hong and Jean Francois H Geschwind},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={37 2},
Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a rare hepatic malignancy that for patients with unresectable disease is uniformly fatal. Only approximately 30% of patients are eligible for resection because of the advanced nature of the disease at the time of diagnosis. Systemic chemotherapy has been disappointing in regard to its efficacy, with most regimens resulting in a median survival of 6 to12 months. There has been great interest in other modalities of treatment, particularly intra-arterial… CONTINUE READING

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