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47th Annual Gastroenterology Update: Hepatocellular Carcinoma Clinic [Podcast]

K.V. Narayanan Menon, MD, staff clinician, Cleveland Clinic, describes the Cleveland Clinic's multidisciplinary approach to managing patients with liver cancer. "The concept is a one-stop shop where patients get to see all of the necessary individuals needed for their care in one way and in one place," said Menon.



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