Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Simonetti1997TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Rosa Giovanna Simonetti and Alessandro Liberati and Catia Angiolini and L Pagliaro},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={
          117-36
        }
}
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a leading cause of cancer-related death. Many treatments have been proposed but considerable uncertainty still remains about their effectiveness. In this review we evaluated the quality, clinical coherence, consistency and results of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT) of non-surgical treatments for HCC. METHODS Thirty-seven RCTs examining the effect of different treatments were retrieved using MEDLINE (November 1978 to December 1995) and a review… CONTINUE READING

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