Items Tagged ‘Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer’

November 26th, 2012

Antiviral Therapy May Reduce the Risk of Tumor Recurrence in HBV-Related Liver Cancer

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Patients with hepatitis B-related liver cancer who receive antiviral drugs after curative surgery have a lower risk of recurrence compared to those who do not receive antiviral therapy, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.[1] The liver is the largest organ in the body and is […]

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Tags: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer, Liver Cancer, News, Stages I-III Liver Cancer


October 30th, 2008

Risk of Needle Track Seeding Following Biopsy for HCC is 2.7%

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Risk of Needle Track Seeding Following Biopsy for HCC is 2.7% Risk of Needle Track Seeding Following Biopsy for HCC is 2.7% The risk of the spread of cancer along the path of the needle (needle track seeding) during a biopsy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is approximately 2.7%. These results were recently published in the […]

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Tags: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer


October 21st, 2008

Genes Outside of Cancer Help Predict Outcomes of Liver Cancer Patients

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Genes Outside of Cancer Help Predict Outcomes of Liver Cancer Patients Genes that can be measured directly adjacent to the site of a liver cancer can help predict survival among patients diagnosed with the most common type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma. These results were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The […]

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Tags: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer


January 3rd, 2008

Increased Risk of Liver Cancer for Patients with Cirrhosis Who Overexpress EGF

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Increased Risk of Liver Cancer for Patients with Cirrhosis Who Overexpress EGF According to an article recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, patients with cirrhosis of the liver who overexpress epithelial growth factor (EGF) in the liver have a significantly increased risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). Patients who overexpress […]

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Tags: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer, News, Screening/Prevention Liver Cancer