Published in Hepatitis Weekly, October 30th, 2000
According to those researchers, TGF-alpha may be directly associated with HCC tumor progression, since it appears to influence hepatocyte regeneration ("Expression of transforming growth factor-alpha mRNA in livers of patients with chronic viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma," Cancer 2000;89(5):977-982).
To better understand TGF-alpha activity in diseased livers, Y.H. Chung and others compared the expression...
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