Oncology & Cancer

Improving the conversion success rate of hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) presents significant challenges due to its high incidence and mortality rates, particularly in China where most patients are diagnosed at intermediate or advanced stages. This limits the applicability ...


Smart phone application to increase safety in liver surgery

Surgical removal of parts of the liver remains the only curative approach for patients with liver-specific cancer. An international team led by Patrick Starlinger from MedUni Vienna has developed a score that provides an ...

Oncology & Cancer

Microspheres delay progression of colon cancer

Targeted radioembolization alongside chemotherapy improved progress-free survival for patients with colon cancer that had metastasized to the liver, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Medical research

Blood holds key to liver regeneration

The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of the organ, end up needing a transplant because the renewal process ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk factors identified for late recurrence of liver cancer

(HealthDay)—Late recurrence after hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) resection is associated with sex, cirrhosis, and several aggressive tumor characteristics of the initial HCC, according to a study recently published in JAMA ...

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