Hepatocellular carcinoma: Epidemiology, screening, and assessment of hepatic reserve

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Abstract

Hepatocellular carcinoma is a leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. This review summarizes the epidemiology and causes of the disease, and the roles of screening and surveillance for early tumour detection. It also highlights the important role of assessment of hepatic reserve in consideration of appropriate staging and treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)138-143
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Oncology
Volume27
Issue numberS3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2020

Keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Risk factors
  • Screening
  • Surveillance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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