Survival in Asian Americans After Treatments for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Seven-year Experience at UCLA

Myron J. Tong, Disaya Chavalitdhamrong, David S.K. Lu, Steven S. Raman, Antoinette Gomes, John P. Duffy, Johnny C. Hong, Ronald W. Busuttil

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Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common malignancy in Asians and is related to the high incidence of chronic viral hepatitis in this ethnic population. The aims of this study were to examine the tumor characteristics and liver disease status in HCC patients of Asian ancestry and determine their survival after treatments for HCC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e63-e70
JournalJournal of clinical gastroenterology
Volume44
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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