A Case of Complete Remission in Patient with Extrahepatic Metastasis after Curative Resection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Radiotherapy, Lung Resection and Systemic Chemotherapy
간세포암종 수술 후 발생한 간 외 전이 병변에 대해 폐절제술, 방사선 치료, 전신 항암치료로 완전 관해된 증례

Yeong Jin Kim, Hye won Lee, Ji Hoon Lee, Jin Sil Sung, Do Young Kim
2016 Journal of Liver Cancer  
Surgical resection is mainstay treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, its prognosis is poor, because of the high incidence of HCC recurrence (cumulative 5-year HCC recurrence rate of 70-80%). The most common site of HCC recurrence is the remnant liver, and extrahepatic recurrence occurs in 6.7-13.5% of patients. Because the tumor characteristics in extrahepatic recurrence are usually multiple and aggressive, the optimal treatment modality has not yet been determined. We report a
more » ... ase of complete remission and long term survival over 60 months in patient with extrahepatic metastasis after curative resection of HCC by aggressive treatment, which include lung resection for lung metastasis, radiotherapy for mediastinal lymph node metastasis, and systemic chemotherapy. (J Liver Cancer 2016;16:63-66)
doi:10.17998/jlc.16.1.63 fatcat:yq2viihb6jdoxoezwzyfyhralm