The challenge of prognosis and staging for hepatocellular carcinoma.

@article{Marrero2010TheCO,
  title={The challenge of prognosis and staging for hepatocellular carcinoma.},
  author={J. A. Fermin Marrero and Masatoshi Kudo and J P Bronowicki},
  journal={The oncologist},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 Suppl 4},
  pages={
          23-33
        }
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a heterogeneous condition, with multiple confounding factors making patient assessment extremely complex. Tumor burden, the presence of symptoms, liver function, and comorbidities must all be considered to ensure accurate patient assessment, thereby providing physicians with a common language on which to base treatment decisions and guide research. Although many staging classifications have been developed, there is no consensus on the best classification to use… CONTINUE READING
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