Laura M. Kulik, MD, talked through diagnosing a 77-year-old female patients with hepatocellular carcinoma as well as the treatment options for her disease during a Targeted Oncology Case Based Peer Perspectives event.
In patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma treated in 2020, there was an observed decrease in planned treatment as well as significant delays noted as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, according to the results of a study of 6 academic referral centers.
In an interview with Targeted Oncology, David J. Pinato, MD, PhD, reviewed how the treatment landscape of hepatocellular carcinoma has evolved over the years and the challenges that clinicians and researchers currently face in the field.
Neoadjuvant immunotherapy with nivolumab plus percutaneous electroporation has demonstrated early signals of promise in the treatment of patients with Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer class A hepatocellular carcinoma, according to preliminary reports from the phase 2 NIVOLEP trial.
Laura Goff, MD, discussed the combination of atezolizumab plus bevacizumab in relation to its effect on the treatment paradigm of hepatocellular carcinoma during a presentation at the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology.