Liver Cancer | Tumor

Adjuvant Radiotherapy Shows Survival Benefit for Patients Who Had Resection for Distal Cholangiocarcinoma

February 25th 2021, 10:00pm


Following resection with radiotherapy increased survival rates for patients compared with those who did not receive the additional treatment.

Cholangiocarcinoma: Understanding Potential Paths For Treatment

January 27th 2021, 7:00pm


There are multiple treatment patients for patients with cholangiocarcinoma, here's what you need to know about them.

Aliqopa With Chemotherapy Did Not Improve Short-Term Progression-Free Survival

January 27th 2021, 7:00pm


In a phase 2 study of 24 patients with biliary cancer, Aliqopa in combination with Gemzar and chemotherapy led to a six-month progression-free survival rate of 51% with a median overall survival of 13.7 months.

Novel Therapy Shows Promise in Liver Cancer Subset, May Address ‘Urgent Need for New Therapies’

January 21st 2021, 7:00pm


“Along with a tolerable safety profile and supportive quality of life, these final efficacy results demonstrate the clinical benefit of (Tibsovo) in (previously treated patients with IDH1-mutant cholangiocarcinoma), for which there is an urgent need for new therapies,” said an expert from Massachusetts General Hospital, who presented the data.

Tecentriq-Avastin Combo Continues to Show Improved Survival Benefit in Patients with Advanced Liver Cancer

January 19th 2021, 7:00pm


“This is the longest survival seen in a phase 3 study of advanced liver cancer,” lead study author Dr. Richard S. Finn, of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, said in a virtual presentation of the data.

Living in Low-Income, Rural Households Associated With Greater Risk of Death for Patients With Liver Cancer

January 14th 2021, 10:30pm


Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who live in low-income and rural households are less likely to receive high quality care and therefore are more likely to be diagnosed with an advanced stage cancer.

Pediatric Liver Cancer Cases Have Increased Over Last 30 Years

January 12th 2021, 7:00pm


Over the last 30 years, cases of childhood liver cancer have increased in the United States, Australia and a Canadian province.

5 Liver Cancer News and Updates That Patients May Have Missed in 2020

January 7th 2021, 2:00pm


A roundup of liver cancer news and updates that occurred in 2020 patients with cancer may have missed.

What Patients with Cholangiocarcinoma Should Be Prepared for When Joining a Trial

December 17th 2020, 9:04pm


A clinical research coordinator discusses how patients with cholangiocarcinoma can get involved in clinical trials, such as the phase 3 PROOF trial, as well as what they should know once they are enrolled.

Making Art From Cancer

December 10th 2020, 4:00pm


This week on the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with renowned street artist James Cochran about one of his art projects that was commissioned to symbolize the creativity and commitment of those who work tirelessly to eradicate cancer.