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Liver Cancer (cont.)

Liver Cancer Pictures

Picture of a hepatoma removed surgically, with surrounding normal liver.
Picture of a hepatoma removed surgically, with surrounding normal liver.
Picture of liver transplantation: A new donor liver is placed into a recipient.
Picture of liver transplantation: A new donor liver is placed into a recipient.
Photo of a CT scan showing liver with hepatoma (arrow).
Photo of a CT scan showing liver with hepatoma (arrow).

Medically reviewed by Jay B. Zatzkin, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology

REFERENCES:

Altekruse, S.F., K.A. McGlynn, and M.E. Reichman. "Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence, Mortality, and Survival Trends in the United States From 1975 to 2005." J Clin Oncol 27 (2009): 1485-1491.

Lim, S.G., R. Mohammed, M.F. Yuen, and J.H. Kao. "Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Hepatitis B Virus Infection." J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24 (2009): 1352-1357.

Poon, D., B.O. Anderson, L.T. Chen, et al. "Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Asia: Consensus Statement From the Asian Oncology Summit 2009." Lancet Oncol 10 (2009): 1111-1118.

Stuart, K. "Chemoembolization in the Management of Liver Tumors." Oncologist 8 (2003): 425-437.

Worns, M.A., A. Weinmann, M. Schuchmann, and P.R. Galle. "Systemic Therapies in Hepatocellular Carcinoma." Dig Dis 27 (2009): 175-188.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/20/2015

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