Эндокринология и метаболический синдром

Эндокринология и метаболический синдром
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ISSN: 2161-1017


Influences of Gut Hormones on Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Wei-Ju Huang

Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) is worldwide the fifth most common cancer in men and represents the third most frequent cause of cancer death. Development of new therapeutic agents is of paramount importance in the management of HCC patients. Known studies indicated that most gut hormones were the promoter in HCC, including ghrelin, Cholecystokinin (CCK), gastrin, secretion, growth factor and leptin. Although these hormones have the different functions in digestion, most of them increase or have active expression in HCC. Presently, Gastrointestinal (GI) imaging is not good tips and traps in the diagnosis of small HCC. How to use the analysis of gut hormones to examine the liver function or detect the HCC is important. We hope that these findings can serve a good knowledge to therapy HCC