Chapter 16. Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  1. Janusz Jankowski MD, PhD, FRCP, FACG Consultant Gastroenterologist Fellow Professor3,4,5,6,7,
  2. Richard Sampliner MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Gastroenterology8,9,
  3. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology7,10,11 and
  4. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery12,13
  1. Hashem B. El-Serag MD, MPH1,
  2. Donna L. White PhD2 and
  3. Zhannat Nurgalieva MD1

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch16

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

How to Cite

El-Serag, H. B., White, D. L. and Nurgalieva, Z. (2009) Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, in Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach (eds J. Jankowski, R. Sampliner, D. Kerr and Y. Fong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Digestive Diseases Centre UHL Trust, Leicester, UK

  2. 4

    James Black Senior Fellow and Professor, University of Oxford, UK

  3. 5

    Cancer Research, UK

  4. 6

    Queen Mary University of London, UK

  5. 7

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  6. 8

    University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tuscon, AZ, USA

  7. 9

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA

  8. 10

    Rhodes Professor of Cancer Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford, UK

  9. 11

    University of Oxford, UK

  10. 12

    Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

  11. 13

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

  2. 2

    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127837

Online ISBN: 9781444300147

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • hepatobiliary cancer;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma epidemiology;
  • hepatocellular carcinoma risk factors;
  • non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD);
  • non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH);
  • HCC genetic epidemiology;
  • hepatitis B virus (HBV)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References