Spontaneous Regression of HCC- When the Immune System Stands Up to Cancer. Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.) Arjunan, V. n., Hansen, A. n., Deutzmann, A. n., Sze, D. Y., Dhanasekaran, R. n. 2020


Spontaneous regression of cancer is rare and has been observed mostly in immunogenic cancers like melanoma. A few cases of spontaneous regression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) have been reported, but the mechanisms of regression have not been elucidated. Here, we report a patient with advanced HCC who experienced spontaneous regression of her tumor and present evidence for a putative immune-mediated mechanism for tumor regression.

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