Published in Hepatitis Weekly, June 28th, 2004
According to recent research from Belgium, "hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignancies in the world. A wide variety of treatment modalities is available for palliative therapy of HCC, although there is no strong evidence that these treatments can have a significant impact on survival. The aim of this work was to screen cytotoxic drugs relevant in the treatment of HCC for enhancement of the effect of irradiation in an in vitro model."
"As the majority of patients presenting with HCC suffer reduced liver function, attention was paid to low-dose...
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