Molecular Genetics of Liver Neoplasia

  • Xin Wei Wang
  • Joe W. Grisham
  • Snorri S. Thorgeirsson

Part of the Cancer Genetics book series (CANGENETICS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Xin Wei Wang, Joe W. Grisham, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
      Pages 3-17
    3. Joe W. Grisham, Xin Wei Wang, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
      Pages 19-33
  3. Liver Cancer Development and Pathogenesis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Masamichi Kojiro
      Pages 37-48
  4. Genetics and Epidemiology of Liver Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Donna L. White, Hashem B. El-Serag
      Pages 51-73
    3. Boris R.A. Blechacz, Gregory J. Gores
      Pages 75-99
  5. Molecular Basis of Cancer Susceptibility

  6. Animal Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Diego F. Calvisi, Valentina M. Factor, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
      Pages 163-188
    3. Zhiyuan Gong, Chor Hui Vivien Koh, Anh Tuan Nguyen, Huiqing Zhan, Zhen Li, Siew Hong Lam et al.
      Pages 197-218
  7. Global Gene Expression Profiling of Human Liver Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Cédric Coulouarn, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
      Pages 221-240
    3. Anuradha Budhu, Xin Wei Wang
      Pages 241-257
  8. Cancer Stem Cells

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Jens U. Marquardt, Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
      Pages 279-299
    3. Taro Yamashita, Masao Honda, Shuichi Kaneko
      Pages 301-317
    4. Tania Roskams
      Pages 319-333
  9. Liver Cancer Genetics in the Clinic

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 335-335
    2. Hong Yang Wang, Jin Ding
      Pages 337-348
    3. Zhao-You Tang, Lun-Xiu Qin, Hui-Chuan Sun, Qing-Hai Ye
      Pages 349-371
    4. Chun Ming Wong, Judy Wai Ping Yam, Irene O. L. Ng
      Pages 373-396
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 397-399

About this book


Cancer is a genetic disease and cancer research is a broad discipline embracing investigators and clinicians with diverse backgrounds. This new edition of Molecular Genetics of Liver Neoplasia intends to provide a comprehensive view on genetics and a mechanistic understanding of liver cancer. The book covers from molecular pathogenesis and cellular origin to translational genomics of liver cancer. The leading experts in the field of liver cancer have thoroughly summarized the latest developments and have provided current viewpoints and novel concepts. This cutting-edge volume is a vital resource for today’s basic cancer researchers, graduate students, medical students and clinicians interested in hepatocarcinogenesis.


Liver Neoplasia

Editors and affiliations

  • Xin Wei Wang
    • 1
  • Joe W. Grisham
    • 2
  • Snorri S. Thorgeirsson
    • 3
  1. 1.Lab. Human CarcinogenesisNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Lab. Experimental CarcinogenesisNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA
  3. 3.Lab. Experimental CarcinogenesisNational Institute of HealthBethesdaUSA

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