When surgery is not an option for the treatment of primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma) or metastatic cancer to the liver (colorectal cancer), patients should consider chemotherapy. However, current chemotherapy options for liver cancer are limited. Historically, response rates
Here is a recent brief presentation by Dr. Clancy Clark on frailty and the cancer patient at the 2015 Biannual GI-HPB Cancer Symposium at Wake Forest Baptist Health.
Incidence and Mortality Primary liver cancer (including intrahepatic bile duct cancer) is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in men and the ninth most common cause of cancer death in women. Over the past two decades, incidence rates