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Summary of the data from a follow-up study by the Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan

  • Takayoshi Tobe
  • Haruo Kameda
  • Masahiko Okudaira
  • Masao Ohto
  • Yasuo Endo
  • Michio Mito
  • Eizo Okamoto
  • Kyuichi Tanikawa
  • Masamichi Kojiro

Abstract

The Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan has collected enormous amounts of data from more than 30,000 cases of primary liver cancer throughout the country since 1965. The data includes epidemiology, past medical history, diagnostics, pathology, surgical treatment, and so on. Here, the characteristics and the changing trends with regard to HCC in Japan will be demonstrated.

Keywords

Liver Cancer Past Medical History Esophageal Varix Primary Liver Cancer Operative Death 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takayoshi Tobe
    • 1
  • Haruo Kameda
    • 2
  • Masahiko Okudaira
    • 3
  • Masao Ohto
    • 4
  • Yasuo Endo
    • 5
  • Michio Mito
    • 6
  • Eizo Okamoto
    • 7
  • Kyuichi Tanikawa
    • 8
  • Masamichi Kojiro
    • 9
  1. 1.1st Department of Surgery, Faculty of MedicineKyoto UniversitySakyo-ku, KyotoJapan
  2. 2.The First Department of Internal MedicineJikei University School of MedicineMinato-ku, TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Pathology, School of MedicineKitasato UniversitySagamiharaJapan
  4. 4.First Department of Medicine, School of MedicineChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  5. 5.Sanraku HospitalChiyoda-ku, TokyoJapan
  6. 6.The Second Department of SurgeryAsahikawa Medical CollegeAsahikawa, HokkaidoJapan
  7. 7.The First Department of SurgeryHyogo College of MedicineNishinomiya, HyogoJapan
  8. 8.Second Department of MedicineKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan
  9. 9.First Department of PathologyKurume University School of MedicineFukuokaJapan

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