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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.

 

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Lenvima
lenvatinib

Indication: Progressive, locally advanced or metastatic, radioactive iodine-refractory differentiated thyroid carcinoma (D...

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

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Nivolumab, used in the first-line treatment of patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), has demonstrated clinically meaningful improvements in overall survival (OS) and response rates vs sorafenib in the phase III CheckMate 459 study, although the improvement in OS did not reach statistical significance.