Liver cancer: sources and notes


- Inca website, 2015.

- ALD 30, Guide for the Chronic Patient, Primary Cancer of the Liver, November 2010.

- Hepatic biopsy puncture, Recommendations for clinical practice for performing chronic biopsy puncture. French National Society of Gastroenterology, French Association for the Study of Liver, 2014.

Gibbs P et al. 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, J Clin Oncol 2015; 33 (suppl.): Abs. 3502.


Author: Charles Brumauld.
Expert consultant: Pr Victor de Lédinghen, head of the hepatogastroenterology and digestive oncology department of the Bordeaux University Hospital.

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