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Microwave Ablation and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Robert C. G. Martin
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Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma remains one of the most common malignant neoplasms and is responsible for greater than one million deaths per year [1]. Prognosis of HCC is exceedingly poor because of the high malignancy biology, high recurrence, and overall resistance to current therapies [2].

Keywords

Microwave ablation Hepatocellular cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. G. Martin
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Louisville School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA

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