Liver-Directed and Systemic Therapy Options for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Presenters: Rajiv Agarwal and Lea K. Matsuoka

Abstract

Liver transplant and resection are preferable for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma, but ultimately, tumor location, biology, and patient condition dictate treatment decisions. At the NCCN 2022 Annual Conference, a panel of experts used 3 case studies to develop an evidence-based approach to the treatment of similar patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Moderated by Daniel B. Brown, MD, FSIR, the session focused on current research regarding liver-directed and systemic therapy options.

Disclosures: Drs. Agarwal and Matsuoka have disclosed having no relevant financial relationships. Dr. Brown has disclosed receiving consulting fees from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bard Medical, Ipsen, and Sirtex Medical; serving on the product/speaker’s bureau for Cook Medical; and receiving grant/research support from Guerbet and Sirtex.

Correspondence: Rajiv Agarwal, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2220 Pierce Avenue, Preston Research Building 777, Nashville, TN 37232. Email: rajiv.agarwal@vumc.org; Lea K. Matsuoka, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1313 21st Avenue South, 801 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232. Email: lea.matsuoka@vumc.org; and Daniel B. Brown, MD, FSIR, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue South, CCC-1118 Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232. Email: daniel.b.brown@vumc.org
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