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Liver Tumors

Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

The prognosis for individuals with liver cancer is frequently poor. Cancers include those which have metastasized to the liver from elsewhere, reflecting advanced stage disease where cure is rarely possible. Similarly, primary liver cancer frequently complicates chronic liver disease, which further limits therapeutic options. Despite these dismal facts, there are signs that change is imminent. Not only have imaging modalities and surgical techniques improved, but preventive strategies and medical therapies show promise. The topic of liver tumors is comprehensively reviewed in this book, with a focus on recent developments relevant to both researchers and clinicians.

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Liver TumorsEpidemiology, Diagnosis, Prevention and TreatmentEdited by Helen Reeves

Published: April 10th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56514

ISBN: 978-953-51-1070-5

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1. Epidemiology and Risk Factors

By Nora Schweitzer and Arndt Vogel

966

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2. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS) of Liver Masses — Principles, Clinical Applications, Drawbacks

By R. Badea and Simona Ioaniţescu

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3. Role of Anti-Viral Therapy on Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

By Charing Ching Ning Chong, Grace Lai Hung Wong, Vincent Wai Sun Wong, Kit Fai Lee, Paul Bo San Lai and Henry Lik Yuen Chan

999

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4. Immunotherapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Current Status and Future Perspectives

By Yu Sawada, Kazuya Ofuji, Mayuko Sakai and Tetsuya Nakatsura

1855

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5. Primary Liver Tumours – Presentation, Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment

By H. Bektas, H. Schrem, M. Kleine, A. Tamac, F.W.R. Vondran, S. Uzunyayla and J. Klempnauer

1241

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6. Post-Therapeutic Follow-Up and Early Detection of Recurrence in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Simona Ioaniţescu, L. Micu, Mariana Mihăilă and R. Badea

1043

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7. Liver Metastases — Surgical Treatment

By Alejandro Serrablo, Luis Tejedor and Jose-Manuel Ramia

1136

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