Chapter 20. Metastatic Liver Cancer

  1. Janusz Jankowski MD, PhD, FRCP, FACG Consultant Gastroenterologist Fellow Professor6,7,8,9,10,
  2. Richard Sampliner MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Gastroenterology11,12,
  3. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology10,13,14 and
  4. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery15,16
  1. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery15,16,
  2. Darren Carpizo MD, PhD1,
  3. Nancy Kemeny MD2,
  4. Anne M. Covey MD3,
  5. Christopher Willet MBChB, FRCR4 and
  6. Brian G. Czito MD5

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch20

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

How to Cite

Fong, Y., Carpizo, D., Kemeny, N., Covey, A. M., Willet, C. and Czito, B. G. (2008) Metastatic Liver Cancer, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Digestive Diseases Centre UHL Trust, Leicester, UK

  2. 7

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

  3. 8

    Cancer Research, UK

  4. 9

    Queen Mary University of London, UK

  5. 10

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

  6. 11

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

  7. 12

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA

  8. 13

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

  9. 14

    University of Oxford, UK

  10. 15

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

  11. 16

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Gastrointestinal Solid Tumor Service, Department of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

  3. 3

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

  4. 4

    Radiology Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  5. 5

    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

  6. 15

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

  7. 16

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127837

Online ISBN: 9781444300147

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Keywords:

  • metastatic liver cancer;
  • hepatic colorectal metastases;
  • perioperative mortality and morbidity;
  • colorectal liver metastases resection;
  • traditional TNM staging systems;
  • adjuvant intra-arterial chemotherapy;
  • chemotherapy-associated steatohepatitis (CASH);
  • hepatic arterial chemotherapy;
  • laser interstitial thermotherapy;
  • resin yttrium microspheres

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Treatment

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