Radiotherapy for adrenal gland metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma

Radiotherapy for adrenal gland metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma Clin Transl Oncol (2017) 19:1154–1160 DOI 10.1007/s12094-017-1654-x RESEARCH AR TIC L E Radiotherapy for adrenal gland metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma 1 1 1 1 1 1 • • • • • B.-Y. Yuan Y. Hu L. Zhang Y.-H. Chen Y.-Y. Dong Z.-C. Zeng Received: 13 January 2017 / Accepted: 24 March 2017 / Published online: 29 March 2017 Federacio ´ n de Sociedades Espan ˜ olas de Oncologı ´a (FESEO) 2017 Abstract conventional radiotherapy group (P = 0.047). However, Background Several studies have found benefits of radio- multivariate analysis indicated that radiotherapy technique therapy for adrenal metastasis from hepatocellular carci- was not an independent prognostic factor for patient noma (HCC). However, the efficacy, safety and outcome outcome. issues have not yet been fully addressed. Therefore, we Conclusion These results suggest that radiotherapy offers a performed this study to further elucidate the feasibility and noninvasive approach in controlling adrenal metastasis outcome of radiotherapy in treating adrenal metastasis from HCC with promising local control and from HCC. acceptable tolerability. Methods We retrospectively analyzed 81 patients with adrenal metastasis from HCC between 2001 and 2015. Keywords Hepatocellular carcinoma  Adrenal Eighteen patients received helical tomotherapy and 63 metastasis  Radiotherapy  Prognosis Clinical and Translational Oncology Springer Journals

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