Joseph W.Y. Lau

Chinese University of Hong KongChina

Professor Lau is currently Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Master of Lee Woo Sing College at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is active both at the international and local surgical scene and holds a number of key positions in government and professional organizations. He is an editorial board member of 29 national and international journals, reviewer of 19 international journals. He is President of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association for 2002-2004 and President of Asian-Pacific Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association for 2009-2011. He was elected as an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and was awarded Honorary FRACS in 2003. He has won many scholarships and awards. He is honorary/visiting professor to 29 universities/hospitals in countries around the world. He has published over 380 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, 55 papers in Chinese journals, 90 books/chapters, 3 monographs, 50 reviews/editorials/letters to editor and over 270 abstracts. He has been invited to deliver over 200 lectures to national/international societies.

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma represents a leading cause of cancer death and a major health problem in developing countries where hepatitis B infection is prevalent. It has also become increasingly important with the increase in hepatitis C infection in developed countries. Knowledge of hepatocellular carcinoma has progressed rapidly. This book is a compendium of papers written by experts to present the most up-to-date knowledge on hepatocellular carcinoma. This book deals mainly with the basic research aspect of hepatocellular carcinoma. The book is divided into three sections: (I) Biomarkers / Therapeutic Target; (II) Carcinogenesis / Invasion / Metastasis; and (III) Detection / Prevention / Prevalence. There are 18 chapters in this book. This book is an important contribution to the basic research of hepatocellular carcinoma. The intended readers of this book are scientists and clinicians who are interested in research on hepatocellular carcinoma. Epidemiologists, pathologists, hospital administrators and drug manufacturers will also find this book useful.

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