This book explores in detail the primary liver cancers of hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma examining the pathogenesis of disease along with diagnosis and current management options together with exploration of future treatment strategies and areas of controversy. Furthermore, the book highlights management of the common secondary malignancies and touches on benign liver tumours and how to best manage these. Written in a clear and didactic style, this volume includes summaries of the key learning points and questions so that the reader can gauge their knowledge and understanding. This book is aimed to broaden the knowledge base of primary care physicians, general physicians along with specialists in hepatology, oncology and hepato-biliary surgery
Part I: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).- Pathogenesis of HCC).- Surveillance for HCC.- Diagnosis of HCC.-
Part II: Treatment.- Surgery.- Ablation techniques.- Transarterial chemoembolization.- Transarterial Radio-embolization.- Liver transplantation.- Chemotherapy and HCC.- Emerging novel therapies.-
Part IIV: Cholangiocarcinoma.- Pathogenesis.- Diagnosis and surveillance.-
Part IV: Management.- Surgery.- Ablation and embolic treatments.- Chemotherapy.- Emerging novel therapies.- Mixed Malignancies HCC/cholangiocarcinoma.-
Part V: Metastatic Liver cancers.- Colorectal cancer.- Melanoma.- Neuroendocrine tumours.- Sarcomas.- Lymphoma.-
Part VI: Benign Liver Tumours.- Benign Liver tumours.