Chapter 11. Chemoprevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  1. Masamichi Kojiro MD

Published Online: 29 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312775.ch11

Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

How to Cite

Kojiro, M. (2006) Chemoprevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, in Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312775.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Pathology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 4 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139083

Online ISBN: 9781444312775



  • chemoprevention of hepatocellular carcinoma;
  • primary prevention by hepatitis B virus vaccination;
  • secondary prevention by antiviral agents;
  • interferon;
  • mechanism of preventive effects of interferon;
  • acyclic retinoid


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevention of hepatitis B virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma

  • Prevention of hepatitis C virus-related hepatocarcinogenesis

  • References