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

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-6081-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-6082-5
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