Chapter 32. The Natural History of Hepatitis C and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  1. Howard Thomas BSc PhD FRCP FRCpath FMedSci Professor1,
  2. Stanley Lemon Professor2 and
  3. Arie Zuckerman MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath, FMedSci, Dip. Bact Professor3
  1. Edward Tabor

Published Online: 26 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch32

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition

How to Cite

Tabor, E. (2005) The Natural History of Hepatitis C and Hepatocellular Carcinoma, in Viral Hepatitis, Third Edition (eds H. Thomas, S. Lemon and A. Zuckerman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470987131.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Dean (Clinical) Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother Wing, St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London UK

  2. 2

    Dean of Medicine, Department of Microbiology & Immunology & Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    The Royal Free Hospital of Medicine, Rowland Hill Street, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130059

Online ISBN: 9780470987131

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Keywords:

  • hepatitis C;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection;
  • cirrhosis;
  • united states

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The natural history of HCV infection

  • The rising incidence of HCC

  • The effect of therapy for HCV: ‘chemoprevention’ for HCC

  • Projections for the future