Chapter 24. Rare Tumors of the Liver

  1. Janusz Jankowski MD, PhD, FRCP, FACG Consultant Gastroenterologist Fellow Professor5,6,7,8,9,
  2. Richard Sampliner MD Professor of Medicine Chief of Gastroenterology10,11,
  3. David Kerr CBE, MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FMedSci Head of Department of Clinical Pharmacology9,12,13 and
  4. Yuman Fong MD Professor of Surgery14,15
  1. Shantanu Bhattacharjya MS, FRCSEd1,
  2. Zahir Soonawalla FRCS, MS, DNB2,
  3. Rachel R. Phillips FRCP, DCH, FRCR3 and
  4. Peter J. Friend MA, MB, FRCS, MD4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300147.ch24

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Critical Multidisciplinary Team Approach

How to Cite

Bhattacharjya, S., Soonawalla, Z., Phillips, R. R. and Friend, P. J. (2008) Rare Tumors of the Liver, 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.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Digestive Diseases Centre UHL Trust, Leicester, UK

  2. 6

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

  3. 7

    Cancer Research, UK

  4. 8

    Queen Mary University of London, UK

  5. 9

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

  6. 10

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

  7. 11

    Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, USA

  8. 12

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

  9. 13

    University of Oxford, UK

  10. 14

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

  11. 15

    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    BGS Global Hospital, Kengeri, Bangalore, India

  2. 2

    John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    University of Oxford, Department of Radiology, The Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, UK

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127837

Online ISBN: 9781444300147



  • rare hepatobiliary tumors;
  • diagnostic imaging algorithm;
  • high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU);
  • focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) - non-neoplastic tumorlike condition;
  • hepatic adenomas - benign tumors;
  • bile duct cystadenoma;
  • biliary papillomatosis;
  • other rare malignant neoplasms;
  • Rhabdomyosarcomas with no characteristic imaging features;
  • cystadenocarcinomas - clinical manifestations


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