Diagnosing Fibrolamellar Carcinoma

In this video,” Rondell Graham, M.B.B.S., provides an overview of a PRKACA FISH test that assists in differentiating fibrolamellar carcinoma from other types of primary liver cancer.

Using dual checkpoint blockade to treat fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma

This is the first published case report of a near-complete clinical remission of fibrolamellar carcinoma (FLC) in a patient treated with immunotherapy. A 22-year-old woman had advanced disease with widespread metastases. Chemotherapy did not halt the progression of the cancer. Drs. Enrico De Toni and Daniel Roessler (University Hospital, Munich, Germany) elected to try a …

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Predictors of Outcome in Patients With Fibrolamellar Carcinoma: Analysis of the National Cancer Database

This publication retrospectively analyzes the clinicopathological factors and treatments affecting overall survival in FLC. Using the National Cancer Database, it identified 496 patients diagnosed with FLC between 2004 and 2015. Of those patients, resection was performed on 254 (51.2%), liver-directed therapy on 13 (2.6%), and liver transplantation on 15 (3.0%) patients. Median overall survival times …

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