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Current Trends in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Mini Review(ISSN: 2641-1652)

Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma in A Scottish Population – Current Experience and the Future

Volume 1 - Issue 3

Baxter MA1,2*, Peters AL1, Graham J1,3

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    • 11Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow, UK
    • 2University of Dundee, UK
    • 3University of Glasgow, UK

    *Corresponding author: Dr Mark A Baxter, Department of Medical Oncology, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, 1053 Great Western Road, Glasgow, UK

Received: August 07, 2018;   Published: August 10, 2018

DOI: 10.32474/CTGH.2018.01.000112

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Sorafenib is the current first line standard of care in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Several other drugs are emerging as efficacious agents in this setting. This article will outline our current real-world experience with sorafenib in a Scottish population as well as discuss the evidence behind new potential therapies.

Keywords: Sorafenib; Hepatocellular carcinoma; HCC

Abbreviations: HCC: Hepatocellular Carcinoma; PS: Performance Status; OS: Overall Survival; TACE: Transarterial Chemoembolization; VEGF: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor; PDGFR: Platelet Derived Growth Factor Receptor; FGFR: Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor; WoS: West of Scotland

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