Transarterial Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: a Comprehensive Review with Current Updates and Future Directions.

@article{Kumar2016TransarterialTF,
  title={Transarterial Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: a Comprehensive Review with Current Updates and Future Directions.},
  author={Yogesh Kumar and Pranav Sharma and Neeraj Bhatt and Kusum Hooda},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={473-8}
}
Hepatocellular cancer is a very common cause of cancer related deaths worldwide. Only 30-40% of patients present with early-stage disease open to curative treatments, such as resection or transplantation, while others can only undergo local therapies or palliative care. Various trans-arterial approaches have been used for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients who need a down-staging to liver transplantation, and who are not candidates for transplantation or radiofrequency ablation… CONTINUE READING
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