Published in Cancer Weekly, July 4th, 2000
"Surgical resection has been the treatment of choice for hepatocellular carcinoma, but the resection rate remains low in cirrhotic patients and recurrence is common. Unfavorable results compared with benign disease and the shortage of organ donors have led to a restricted indication for orthotopic liver transplant for HCC," explained J. Figueras and colleagues ("Resection or transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic...
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