Evaluation of the Efficacy of Long-acting Release Octreotide in Patients With Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is one of the most common malignant disease worldwide with an increasing incidence in industrialized countries. For patients with advanced HCC no efficient treatment is currently available. The objective of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of octreotide in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
> 18 years
HCC diagnosis :
histologically or cytologically proven HCC
or association of the three following criteria:
typical measurable mass (> 3cm, by 2 methods)
serum alpha-foetoprotein (AFP) ≥500 µg/L
Cancer Liver Italian Program (CLIP) score : 0 to 3
Not eligible for specific treatment (surgery, percutaneous ablation or chemo-embolization)