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Cabometyx Improves Survival in Advanced Liver Cancer
BY Jason Harris
Overall survival (OS) was improved when patients with advanced liver cancer took Cabometyx (cabozantinib), compared to those who were given placebo. All participants previously took Nexavar (sorafenib).
 
Promising Liver Cancer Treatments on the Horizon
BY Danielle Bucco
After nearly a decade with no new therapies, new drugs to treat liver cancer are showing great promise, according to Steven R. Alberts, M.D.
FDA Approves Opdivo in HCC
Opdivo (nivolumab) was granted FDA approval for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) – regardless of PD-L1 status – for patients who have previously been treated with Nexavar (sorafenib).
 
Words of Wisdom for Patients With Liver Cancer
BY Andrea J. Wilson
Andrea J. Wilson, president and founder of Blue Faery: The Adrienne Wilson Liver Cancer Association, offers advice for patients with liver cancer. Wilson started the foundation after her younger sister, Adrienne, died of liver cancer.
Opdivo Granted Priority Review to Treat Liver Cancer
BY Jason M. Broderick
Opdivo (nivolumab) was granted a priority review designation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat some patients with liver cancer.
Stivarga Gains FDA Approval for Liver Cancer
BY Jason M. Broderick
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Stivarga as a second-line treatment for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have previously received Nexavar.
Knowledge is Power: Especially if it can help prevent disease
BY Debu Tripathy, MD

Understanding liver cancer is a crucial step toward the prevention of this rare condition.

Changing Direction on Liver Cancer Trends
BY AIMEE SWARTZ
Liver cancer diagnoses and mortality have been rising, but new treatments are designed to help reverse the trend.
Frontline Lenvima Is Noninferior to Standard Therapy in Liver Cancer Trial
BY Jason M. Broderick
A recent phase 3 trial showed that treatment with Lenvima is noninferior to standard treatment for patients with unresectable liver cancer.
 
 
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Adult Primary Liver Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of adult primary liver cancer.
Childhood Liver Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of childhood liver cancer.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
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Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing hepatocellular cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing hepatocellular cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Liver (Hepatocellular) Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for liver (hepatocellular) cancer.
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