Adjuvant sorafenib in hepatocellular carcinoma: A cautionary comment of STORM trial
Jian-Hong Zhong, Bang-De Xiang, Le-Qun Li, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530021, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Xue-Ke Du, Department of Anesthesia, Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530021, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Author contributions: Zhong JH, Du XK and Xiang BD contributed equally to this work; Zhong JH and Du XK designed the study and wrote the manuscript; Zhong JH, Xiang BD and Li LQ analyzed the data from the included studies; all authors reviewed the manuscript and approved publication.
Supported by Guangxi Science and Technology Development Projects, No. 14124003-4; Guangxi University of Science and Technology Research Projects, No. KY2015LX056; the Self-Raised Scientific Research Fund of the Ministry of Health of Guangxi Province, Nos. Z2015621, Z2015601, GZZC15-34 and Z2014241; and the Innovation Project of Guangxi Graduate Education, No. YCBZ2015030.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding this manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Le-Qun Li, MD, Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, He Di Rd #71, Nanning 530021, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 29, 2016
Peer-review started: May 4, 2016
First decision: July 4, 2016
Revised: July 6, 2016
Accepted: July 29, 2016
Article in press: August 1, 2016
Published online: August 18, 2016