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Liver Update: Hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients: challenges and solutions

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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains the second most common cause of death by cancer globally. Delayed development of HCC in hepatitis C carriers and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has increased the incidence of HCC in the elderly and thus is a concerning global health issue.Elderly patients with HCC demands an early assessment with a proper oncologic approach, like, screening tools for frailty (Geriatric-8 or Vulnerable Elders Survey-13) and comprehensive geriatric assessment. Evidence...
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