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This study is a regulatory post-marketing surveillance in Japan, and it is a local prospective and observational study of patients who have received Nexavar for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The objective of this study is to assess safety and effectiveness of Nexavar under real-life practice conditions. This study is an all case investigation of which the enrollment period is 2 or 3 months (dependent on sites) for Child-Pugh A; for Child-Pugh B or C, the enrollment continues until agreement to stop with Pharmaceuticals Medical Devices Agency (PMDA). All patients who have received Nexavar will be recruited and followed one year since starting Nexavar administration.
Observational Model: Case-Only, Time Perspective: Prospective
Sorafenib (Nexavar, BAY43-9006)
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-09-30T16:38:23-0400
This is a randomized trial to evaluate the clinical benefit of sorafenib 400 mg twice daily and erlotinib 150 mg once a day versus sorafenib 400 mg twice daily and placebo erlotinib once d...
To determine the tolerability, maximum tolerated dose, and pharmacokinetics of this drug.
Evaluate anti-cancer activity (e.g. proportion of patients with confirmed complete response or partial response) in patients with advanced, inoperable biopsy-proven hepatocellular carcinom...
This study is to investigate safety, pharmacokinetics and preliminary efficacy profile of sorafenib in combination with S-1 plus cisplatin in Asian patients with unresectable / recurrent g...
The purpose of the study is to: - Find out if BAY 43-9006 prevents the growth of tumors - For patients who have stable cancer status after 3 months of treatment if it is safer ...
Although sorafenib enhances overall survival, sorafenib resistance has been reported to be a significant limiting factor for improved prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Therefo...
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a highly invasive cancer associated with high mortality rates. Although sorafenib is currently recommended as standard treatment for advanced HCC, its treatment effic...
Advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a lethal malignancy with limited treatment options. Sorafenib is the only FDA approved first-line targeted drug for advanced HCC, but its effect on patients'...
To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of sorafenib treatment in combination with other therapies versus sorafenib monotherapy among patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who are enrolled ...
The present study aimed to investigate the impact of pre-sarcopenia on the prognosis of patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated with sorafenib.
An ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS causing chronic liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma in woodchucks. It closely resembles the human hepatitis B virus.
The type species of the genus ORTHOHEPADNAVIRUS which causes human HEPATITIS B and is also apparently a causal agent in human HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA. The Dane particle is an intact hepatitis virion, named after its discoverer. Non-infectious spherical and tubular particles are also seen in the serum.
The first alpha-globulins to appear in mammalian sera during development of the embryo and the dominant serum proteins in early embryonic life. They reappear in the adult serum during certain pathologic states, primarily hepatocellular carcinoma. They may also be elevated in the amniotic fluid and maternal serum during pregnancy in ANENCEPHALY.
A primary malignant neoplasm of epithelial liver cells. It ranges from a well-differentiated tumor with EPITHELIAL CELLS indistinguishable from normal HEPATOCYTES to a poorly differentiated neoplasm. The cells may be uniform or markedly pleomorphic, or form GIANT CELLS. Several classification schemes have been suggested.
The founding member of the EPH FAMILY RECEPTORS. It was first cloned from an erythropoietin-producing human hepatocellular carcinoma cell line and is highly conserved among many mammalian species. Overproduction of the EphA1 receptor is associated with tumors and tumor cells of epithelial origin. It is also expressed at high levels in LIVER; LUNG; and KIDNEY; which is in contrast to many other members of the Eph receptor that are found primarily in tissues of the nervous system.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
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