Stereotactic body radiation therapy with or without transarterial chemoembolization for patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma: preliminary analysis

@article{Choi2008StereotacticBR,
  title={Stereotactic body radiation therapy with or without transarterial chemoembolization for patients with primary hepatocellular carcinoma: preliminary analysis},
  author={Byung Ock Choi and Ihl Bohng Choi and Hong-seok Jang and Young Nam Kang and Ji Sun Jang and Si Hyun Bae and Seung Kew Yoon and Gyu Young Chai and Ki Mun Kang},
  journal={BMC Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={351 - 351}
}
The objectives of this retrospective study was to evaluate the efficacy of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for small non-resectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and SBRT combined with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) for advanced HCC with portal vein tumor thrombosis (PVTT). Thirty one patients with HCC who were treated with SBRT were used for the study. We studied 32 HCC lesions, where 23 lesions (22 patients) were treated targeting small non-resectable primary HCC, and 9… CONTINUE READING