Preventive treatments for recurrence after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma--a literature review of randomized control trials.

@article{Sun2003PreventiveTF,
  title={Preventive treatments for recurrence after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma--a literature review of randomized control trials.},
  author={H C Sun and Zhao-you Tang},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={635-40}
}
To review the inhibitory effect of preventive approaches on recurrence after operation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), we summarized all available publications reporting randomized control trial indexed in PubMed. The treatment approaches presented above included pre-operative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE), post-operative TACE, systemic or locoregional chemotherapy, immunotherapy, Interferons and acyclic retinoic acid. Although no standard treatment has been… CONTINUE READING

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