The impact of new data in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common cancer worldwide, causing 500,000 deaths yearly. The risk factors mostly responsible for the rising incidence of HCC in the Western hemisphere are hepatitis C, alcoholic cirrhosis, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, which most commonly leads to HCC in the setting of cirrhosis. Over the past 30 years… (More)

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@article{AbouAlfa2008TheIO, title={The impact of new data in the treatment of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.}, author={Ghassan K Abou-Alfa and Alan Paul Venook}, journal={Current oncology reports}, year={2008}, volume={10 3}, pages={199-205} }