Stages I-III Liver Cancer


Antiviral Therapy May Reduce the Risk of Tumor Recurrence in HBV-Related Liver Cancer (11-26-2012)

Patients with hepatitis B-related liver cancer who receive antiviral drugs after curative surgery have a lower risk of recurrence compared to those who do not receive antiviral therapy, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of the... Continue Reading

Nexavar Superior to Sutent in Liver Cancer (06-23-2011)

Nexavar® (sorafenib) provides superior overall survival to Sutent® (sunitinib) in the treatment of hepatocellular (liver) cancer. These results were presented at the 2011 annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting. Hepatocellular carcinoma... Continue Reading

Combination Chemotherapy Improves Survival with Biliary Tract Cancer (05-17-2010)

According to the results of a Phase III clinical trial, treatment of locally advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer with a combination of Gemzar® (gemcitabine) and cisplatin results in better survival and a lower risk of cancer progression than... Continue Reading

Sutent® Not Effective for Advanced Liver Cancer (07-10-2009)

In a Phase II clinical trial, patients with inoperable, advanced hepatocellular (liver) cancer did not benefit from treatment with the targeted therapy Sutent® (sunitinib). The results of this study were published in Lancet Oncology. Hepatocellular carcinoma... Continue Reading

Differences in IMRT Radiation Doses May Complicate Study Results in Liver Cancer (03-8-2009)

Differences in IMRT Radiation Doses May Complicate Study Results in Liver Cancer Differences between the prescribed dose of radiation in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and the dose that’s actually delivered may make comparison studies... Continue Reading

Avastin® plus Tarceva® Shows Promise in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma (03-8-2009)

Avastin® plus Tarceva® Shows Promise in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma According to the results of a Phase II clinical trial, the combination of two targeted therapies-Avastin® (bevacizumab) and Tarceva® (erlotinib)-has anticancer activity in patients... Continue Reading

Nexavar® Effective for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Asians (03-8-2009)

Nexavar® Effective for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Asians Researchers from 23 medical centers in Asia have reported that Nexavar® (sorafenib) is effective in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer). The results of this study were... Continue Reading