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Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract Cancers

Liver, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract Cancers

The presence of an abdominal blood clot may be a sign of cancer and may also be associated with poor survival for patients with pancreatic or liver cancers.

In this video, Dr. El-Khoueiry discusses results from a phase I/II study that suggest the PD-1 inhibitor nivolumab is safe and effective in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

Results from a phase I/II study suggest that the immunotherapy nivolumab is safe and effective in advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Aflatoxin, a naturally occurring toxin produced by certain types of molds, has been found to be associated with an increased risk of gallbladder cancer.

Current use of statins was associated with about a 50% decreased risk for liver cancer, according to results of a study looking at data from the United Kingdom.

A recent study found that radiation therapy was effective for the palliation of painful spinal metastases in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

Hepatocellular carcinoma patients with baseline alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) levels greater than 400 ng/mL may derive greater benefit from second-line ramucirumab.

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