© 2019

Liver Cancers

From Mechanisms to Management

  • Tim Cross
  • Daniel H. Palmer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Hepatocellular Carcinoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eleanor J. Taylor, Ian A. Rowe
      Pages 13-21
    3. João Maurício, Helen Reeves, Caroline L. Wilson
      Pages 23-37
    4. Vinay Kumar Balachandrakumar, Nadya Fatima Jabbar, David White, Nicholas Stern
      Pages 67-82
    5. Bruno Sangro, Andrea Casadei Gardini
      Pages 139-152
    6. Alexa Childs, Tim Meyer
      Pages 153-165
  3. Cholangiocarcinoma

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Ray Tan, Alberto Quaglia, Paul J. Ross
      Pages 169-178
    3. Stephen McClements, Shahid A. Khan
      Pages 179-186
    4. Jessica R. Hale, Olusola O. Faluyi
      Pages 187-198
    5. Leonard M. Quinn, Nicholas Bird, Robert Jones, David Vass, Hassan Malik
      Pages 199-212
    6. Oliver Pickles, Yuk Ting Ma
      Pages 213-223

About this book


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 also 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


Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cholangiocarcinoma Liver Cancer Benign Liver Tumors Liver Metastases

Editors and affiliations

  • Tim Cross
    • 1
  • Daniel H. Palmer
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Liverpool University HospitalLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.University of LiverpoolLiverpool Early Drug Development UnitLiverpoolUK

About the editors

Dr Tim Cross, BMedSci (Hons), MB BS, MD, FRCP

Dr Cross qualified from St. Bartholomew’s hospital medical college in 1996.  He undertook general gastroenterology training in North East London and hepatology training at Addenbrookes hospital, Cambridge, The Royal Free Hospital, University College Hospital and Kings College Hospital, London.  He was a consultant at the South West Liver Unit, Plymouth UK before moving to the Royal Liverpool Hospital in 2012.


Prof Daniel Palmer, BSc (Hons), MBChB, PhD, FRCP

Professor Palmer graduated from the University of Birmingham in 1995 and undertook his specialist training in Medical Oncology in the Birmingham Oncology Centre before taking the position of Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool. He took the North West Cancer Research Chair of Medical Oncology at the University of Liverpool in 2011. His specialist interests include development of novel therapies and clinical trials for hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Liver Cancers
  • Book Subtitle From Mechanisms to Management
  • Editors Tim Cross
    Daniel H. Palmer
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-92215-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-92216-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 312
  • Number of Illustrations 12 b/w illustrations, 34 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Oncology
    Primary Care Medicine
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