Surgical strategy for liver cancers in the era of effective chemotherapy.

  title={Surgical strategy for liver cancers in the era of effective chemotherapy.},
  author={Junichi Shindoh and Ahmed Kaseb and J. Nicholas Vauthey},
  journal={Liver cancer},
  volume={2 1},
Systemic chemotherapy is the only option for advanced and/or disseminated disease in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). For decades, various systemic therapies have been explored for the treatment of advanced HCC. Nevertheless, no satisfactory results have been obtained in cytotoxic chemotherapy so far. However, with the recent introduction of effective chemotherapy agents including sorafenib, the role of systemic therapy for the treatment of HCC is changing. The goals of systemic… CONTINUE READING


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