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A 31-year-old female asked:

Hepatocellular carcinoma.all spleen and partial liver resection.later,secondary systemic cancer metastasis.any targeted therapy or immunotherapy?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Yes, for both: Hepatocellular Carcinoma is commonly treated with Sorafenib which is a type of targeted therapy. This is a good choice of treatment in case you have not yet received this drug. Immunotherapy using PD-1 inhibitors has also shown some modest evidence of benefit although it is not yet FDA approved for this indication. Ask your oncologist to guide your treatment further.
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