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Current approaches to the diagnosis and management of hepatocellular carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15928877     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a leading cause of cancer death worldwide, and incidence rates in Western countries are on the rise. Despite many options, no ideal treatment yet exists for this highly malignant tumour, and management strategies have varied accordingly. This review summarises current strategies for the diagnosis and management of HCC.
J F Perry; H Poustchi; J George; G C Farrell; G W McCaughan; S I Strasser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental medicine     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1591-8890     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Med.     Publication Date:  2005 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-01     Completed Date:  2005-11-01     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100973405     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Med     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre of Clinical Research Excellence to Improve Outcomes in Chronic Liver Disease, University of Sydney, AW Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, 2050 NSW, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Combined Modality Therapy
Liver Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy*

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