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Hepatocellular Cancer
Diagnosis and Treatment
Series: Current Clinical Oncology
Carr, Brian I. (Ed.)
2005, 312 p. 106 illus., 4 in color., Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-58829-125-7
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A fully synthesized practical approach to hepatocellular cancer (HCC) patient management by members of the university
of Pittsburgh's renowned Liver Cancer Center. Their presentation includes all the latest developments in the diagnosis
and treatment of primary liver cancer. A summary chapter details for physicians the diagnostic and therapeutic decision
making process for dealing with such problems as incidental tumors in the liver transplant, the role of neo-adjuvant
chemotherapy, intra-arterial vs. intravenous therapy, the uses of embolization, and the significance of portal vein
thrombus. Authoritative and highly practical, Hepatocellular Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment captures for physicians the
recent exciting changes that in our understanding, diagnostic methods, novel therapeutics, and day-to-day management
of hepatocellular cancer.
Written for:
Medical oncologists, hepatologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and gastroenterologists
Cell Cycle Growth Inhibitors
HCC Tumor Classifications
Intra-hepatic Chemotherapy
Liver Transplants
Primary Liver Cancer