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Abstract Title:

Spontaneous Regression of HCC- When the Immune System Stands Up to Cancer.

Abstract Source:

Hepatology. 2020 Aug 2. Epub 2020 Aug 2. PMID: 32740961

Abstract Author(s):

Vinodhini Arjunan, Aida Hansen, Anja Deutzmann, Daniel Y Sze, Renumathy Dhanasekaran

Article Affiliation:

Vinodhini Arjunan

Abstract:

Spontaneous regression of cancer is rare and has been observed mostly in immunogenic cancers like melanoma. A few cases of spontaneous regression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have been reported, but the mechanisms of regression have not been elucidated. Here, we report a patient with advanced HCC who experienced spontaneous regression of her tumor and present evidence for a putative immune-mediated mechanism for tumor regression.

Study Type : Human: Case Report

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