Published in Drug Week, November 11th, 2005
According to a study from the People's Republic of China, "HCC is common in Asia, and the majority are not suitable for curative surgical treatment. We studied the natural history of untreated nonsurgical HCC to examine whether the prognosis has changed with improved supportive treatment and to identify factors affecting survival."
"One hundred and six ethnic Chinese patients with HCC not amenable to curative treatment were managed symptomatically as control-arm patients in 3 randomized studies conducted between January 1996 and April 2001....
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