International Liver Cancer Association Annual Conference | Conference

Dr. Parikh on Future Research Directions in Hepatitis C-Related HCC

September 7th 2021

Neehar Parikh, MD, discusses future research directions in hepatitis C-related hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Llovet on Considering Safety Profiles During Treatment Selection in HCC

September 7th 2021

Josep Llovet, MD, discusses the adverse events cause by treatments in hepatocellular carcinoma.

ADP-A2AFP SPEAR T Cells Demonstrate Efficacy, Tolerability in Advanced HCC

September 7th 2021

ADP-A2AFPspecific peptide enhanced affinity receptor T cells were associated with an acceptable safety profile and elicited antitumor activity in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.

Management of Toxicities Is Crucial to Immunotherapy Combination Use in HCC

September 7th 2021

David J. Pinato, MD, discusses combination strategies in HCC, how to manage associated toxicities, and how safety profiles can help to inform treatment decisions for this patient population.

Nivolumab Continues to Elicit Durable Responses in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma

September 7th 2021

Nivolumab elicited a prolonged clinical benefit in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma regardless of prior sorafenib.

Investigators Look to Overcome Resistance in Advanced HCC With Triplet Combinations

September 5th 2021

Triplet regimens leveraging novel agents targeted at overcoming mechanisms of resistance in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors and anti-angiogenic therapies represent the next frontier in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Pinato on Guidelines for Toxicity Management in HCC

September 5th 2021

David J. Pinato, MD, discusses guidelines for toxicity management in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Atezolizumab/Bevacizumab Improves OS in Albumin-Bilirubin Grade 1 HCC

September 5th 2021

The combination of atezolizumab and bevacizumab elicited an improved overall survival benefit compared with sorafenib in patients with albumin-bilirubin grade 1 hepatocellular carcinoma, according to findings from an exploratory subgroup analysis of the phase 3 IMbrave150 trial.

High Interferon Signaling and Antigen Presentation Predicts for Response Only in Frontline Advanced HCC

September 5th 2021

Biomarkers of response to immunotherapy, characterized by high interferon signaling and expression of MHC-II related genes, predicted for improved survival in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma following immediate treatment with a PD-1 inhibitor but not in those who had first received treatment with a TKI.

Dr. Vogel on the Utility of Frontline Lenvatinib or Sorafenib in HCC

September 4th 2021

Arndt Vogel, MD, discusses the utility of frontline lenvatinib or sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Singal on the Results of a Mailed Outreach Strategy for Surveillance Utilization in HCC

September 4th 2021

Amit Singal, MD, discusses the results of a study evaluating the utilization of a mailed surveillance outreach program in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Rich on the Prevalence of Cachexia in HCC

September 4th 2021

Nicole Rich, MD, discusses the prevalence of cachexia in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dual Checkpoint Blockade/Ablation Regimens Show Intriguing Activity in Advanced HCC

September 4th 2021

Combining durvalumab and tremelimumab plus transcatheter arterial chemoembolization or radiofrequency ablation was found to be both efficacious and safe as a treatment for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, according to results of a pilot study.

Predictive Biomarkers for Checkpoint Inhibition Remain Unmet Need in HCC

September 3rd 2021

Josep M. Llovet, MD, discusses the importance of identifying biomarkers of response to checkpoint inhibitors for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, as well as future research directions.

Dr. Cheng on the Need For Biomarkers in HCC

September 28th 2018

Ann-Lii Cheng, MD, distinguished professor, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine Director, Graduate Institute of Oncology, director, Department of Medical Oncology, discusses the need for biomarkers in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Basu on Second-Line Therapy in HCC

September 28th 2018

Bristi Basu, MD, honorary consultant medical oncologist, University of Cambridge, discussed second-line therapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Llovet on Combination Therapy in HCC

September 26th 2018

Josep M. Llovet, MD, PhD, founder and director of the Liver Cancer Program, full professor of medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, discusses the potential of combination therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Villanueva on Challenges For Liquid Biopsies in HCC

September 25th 2018

Augusto Villanueva, MD, PhD, assistant professor, Icahn School of Medicine, discusses remaining challenges with liquid biopsies in hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. Primrose on Adjuvant Capecitabine For Biliary Tract Cancer

September 21st 2018

John Primrose, MD, ChB, FRCS, professor of medicine/surgery, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, discusses the impact of adjuvant capecitabine in patients with biliary tract cancer.

Immunotherapy Combos May Shape the Future of HCC Therapy

September 17th 2018

The development of novel immunotherapy combinations is among the most significant trends emerging as part of the next wave of discovery in hepatocellular carcinoma, with several promising regimens incorporating checkpoint inhibitors undergoing testing in phase III studies.