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HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA

Hepatocellular carcinoma is malignancy that originates from the liver.

Physical signs are hepatomegaly and ascites. It is usually asymptomatic for much of its natural history.

Liver cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide & hepatocellular carcinoma accounts for >90% of liver cancers.

 

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Metastatic breast cancer. Advanced ovarian cancer in women who have failed a 1st-line platinum-based chemother...

Indication: Regression in neoplastic conditions eg, acute leukaemia, Wilms' tumour, neuroblastoma, soft tissue & bone ...

Indication: Monotherapy or in combination w/ paclitaxel for adult patients w/ advanced gastric cancer or gastro-oesophagea...

Lenvima
lenvatinib

Indication: Progressive, locally advanced or metastatic, differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC), refractory to radioactive...

Indication: Metastatic breast cancer. Advanced ovarian cancer in women who have failed a 1st-line platinum based chemother...

Indication: In combination w/ 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) & folinic acid (FA) for adjuvant treatment of stage III (Duke's C)...

Indication: In combination w/ other medicinal products for chronic hepatitis C (CHC) in adults.

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