Items Tagged ‘Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Cancer’

October 30, 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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October 21, 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