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Therapeutic strategies in primary and metastatic liver cancer

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Springer-Verlag , Berlin, New York
Liver -- Cancer -- Treatment., Metastasis -- Treatment., Liver Neoplasms -- the
Statementedited by Ch. Herfarth, P. Schlag, and P. Hohenberger.
SeriesRecent results in cancer research ;, 100
ContributionsHerfarth, Christian, 1933-, Schlag, P. 1948-, Hohenberger, P. 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC261 .R35 vol. 100, RC280.L5 .R35 vol. 100
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 327 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2545892M
ISBN 100387160116
LC Control Number85027746

Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer Volume of Recent Results in Cancer Research: Editors: Christian Herfarth, Peter Schlag, Peter Hohenberger: Edition: illustrated.

Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer: Indication and Results of External Radiation Therapy K. zum Winkel, C. Wieland, U. Weischedel Pages Read "Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

Primary and metastasizing malignant carcinoma of the liv­ er represent a challenge to both the diagnostician and the the Brand: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Get this from a library. Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer. [Christian Herfarth; Peter Schlag; Peter Hohenberger] -- Primary and metastasizing malignant carcinoma of the liv er represent a challenge to both the diagnostician and the therapist.

For this reason, it appears a worthwhile task to review the current. Therapeutic strategies in primary and metastatic liver cancer / edited by Ch. Herfarth, P.

Schlag, and P. Hohenberger. Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer: Indication and Results of External Radiation Therapy.- Combined Use of Drugs and Radiation in the Treatment of Liver Metastases.- Radiolabeled Antibody in the Treatment of Primary and Metastatic Liver Malignancies zum Winkel K., Wieland C., Weischedel U.

() Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer: Indication and Results of External Radiation Therapy. In: Herfarth C., Schlag P., Hohenberger P. (eds) Therapeutic Strategies in Primary and Metastatic Liver Cancer. Recent Results in Cancer Research, vol Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

The book will serve as a valuable resource for not only surgeons and clinicians but for researchers with an interest in malignant liver tumors.

The book focuses on the therapeutic approach to primary and metastatic tumors providing an up-to-date review on surgical liver anatomy and new imaging techniques as well as patient selection and technical consideration for resection and transplantation.

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Liver-Directed Therapy for Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors Volume of Cancer Treatment and Research: Editors: Mark S.

Talamonti, Sam G. Pappas: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Springer. Metastatic liver cancer treatment options. When liver cancer metastasizes, it most commonly spreads to the lungs and bones. The five-year survival rate for a patient whose liver cancer has spread to surrounding tissue, organs and/or lymph nodes is estimated at 11 percent.

Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy is a promising palliative procedure for patients with hepatic and/or extrahepatic metastases. The efficacy of these treatment options needs to be evaluated in randomized trials.

`The management of primary and metastatic disease in the liver remains one of the most important topics in cancer care. This text addresses the critical clinical and scientific issues associated with hepatic malignancies. The biology of liver cancers, state of the art radiologic imaging and novel, non-surgical interventional strategies are given.

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There is an in depth analysis of surgical options including transplantation, resection, interstitial ablation techniques and liver-directed chemotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma, bile duct cancers, and colorectal and neuroendocrine liver metastases.

liver-limited metastasis, hepatectomy is the therapeutic strategy that offers the best prospect of improving a patient’s prognosis if the case is deemed resectable. In cases when surgery is not indicated for hepatic metastases of colorectal cancer, chemotherapy is the first-choice treatment.

Chemo-therapy for colorectal cancer has made vast. Liver metastases from cancer of unknown primary (CUPL): A retrospective analysis of presentation, management and prognosis in 49 patients and primary be – and therapeutic.

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Among the most important advances in understanding CUP biology was the identification of favourable clinico.

The present chapter aims to illustrate metastatic processes of lung cancer, shedding more light on such key molecular paradigms. A deeper understanding of the mechanisms of lung cancer metastasis may lead to novel strategies in cancer preventive and therapeutic approaches.

In book: Liver Diseases (pp) The efficacy of systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of primary and secondary liver cancer is poor. there is still a great need for improved. metastases affect the liver (in 30% to 60% of cases), and the lung (in 20% to 30% of the cases).

At presentation up to 25% of colorectal cancer patients have liver metastases, and a another 30% develop liver metastases usually until the second year after primary tumor resection.[2] Leaved without treatment the patients with colorectal liver.

For liver‐limited metastasis, hepatectomy is the therapeutic strategy that offers the best prospect of improving a patient's prognosis if the case is deemed resectable. In cases when surgery is not indicated for hepatic metastases of colorectal cancer, chemotherapy is the first‐choice treatment.

Background: Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) is an established treatment in managing liver primary neoplasms or liver metastases.

Postembolization syndrome (PES) is a common adverse event defined as fever without associated sepsis, pain in the right upper quadrant, and nausea and/or vomiting. The primary cancer and the hepatic metastasis can be removed simultaneously or in a two-step approach; these two strategies have comparable long-term outcomes.

For patients with a limited future liver remnant, portal vein embolization, combined ablation and resection, and associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy have been advocated, and each has their pros and cons. Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the liver is a very rare cancer requiring a complete diagnostic investigation, as it presents some differences from other primary hepatic malignancies.

We describe the case of an elderly patient with primitive squamous cell carcinoma of the liver treated by percutaneous microwave ablation and transarterial chemoembolization. When cancer starts in the liver, it’s considered primary liver cancer. Other types of cancer can spread to the liver, but they’re not liver cancer.

These are called secondary liver cancers. The most common treatments for metastatic breast cancer in any location (bone, brain, lung, or liver) are systemic medications, which treat cancer throughout the entire body.

Systemic medications include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapies, and. INTRODUCTION — Hepatic metastatic disease from colorectal cancer (CRC) is a significant clinical problem. The liver is the dominant metastatic site for patients with CRC, and although two-thirds of affected patients have extrahepatic spread, some have disease that is isolated to the liver.

1. Introduction. Current estimates regarding the global incidence of cancer predict that, by the yearthe number of new cancer cases diagnosed will increase to 15 million annually and that cancer will be responsible for >12 million deaths [].Metastasis, the spread of cancer cells from the primary tumor to secondary tumors at distant sites, is currently one of the greatest challenges in.

“We can actually cure a small percentage of patients with metastatic [colorectal cancer] that is isolated to the liver when the primary and liver tumors are completely removed surgically,” Dr.

Uboha said. She cautioned, however, that nearly all these patients would also get 3 to 6 months systemic therapy at some point during their treatment.

Primary liver cancer affects more men than women and is usually found in people with chronic liver disease. Learn the types, symptoms, tests, and treatments. Core tip: There are four treatment strategies available for synchronous liver metastases of colorectal carcinoma (CLM): (1) primary first approach comprises resection of the primary colorectal tumor followed by chemotherapy and liver resection; (2) simultaneous resection of liver and colorectal primary tumor; (3) liver-first (or chemotherapy-first) approach comprises preoperative chemotherapy.

Genetic dynamics underlying cancer progression are largely unknown and several genes involved in highly prevalent illnesses (e.g., hypertension, obesity, and diabetes) strongly concur to cancer phenotype heterogeneity. To study genotype-phenotype relationships contributing to the mutational evolution of colorectal cancer (CRC) with a focus on liver metastases, we performed genome profiling on.A, Cirrhotic liver with focal tumor; B, histological appearance.

This type of liver cancer is potentially curable by surgical resection. However, only those patients with localized disease are surgical candidates.

Liver function impairment and degree of tumor .Life Expectancy for Liver Metastases. The life expectancy for secondary liver cancer or liver metastases depends upon the extent of spread of the primary cancer.

Its spread or cure does not have a fixed time frame; hence, it would be misleading to give you an exact statistic.