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ASO Author Reflections: Resection for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Beyond the BCLC Guidelines—How Can Machine Learning Techniques Help?

  • Diamantis I. Tsilimigras
  • Timothy M. PawlikEmail author
ASO Author Reflections
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Disclosures

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical OncologyThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and James Comprehensive Cancer CenterColumbusUSA

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