TY - CHAP A1 - Jessica C. Casciano A2 - Sumedha Bagga A3 - Bei Yang A4 - Michael J. Bouchard ED1 - Wan-Yee Lau Y1 - 2012-02-10 PY - 2012 T1 - Modulation of Cell Proliferation Pathways by the Hepatitis B Virus X Protein: A Potential Contributor to the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma N2 - Hepatocellular Carcinoma represents a leading cause of cancer death and a major health problem in developing countries where hepatitis B infection is prevalent. It has also become increasingly important with the increase in hepatitis C infection in developed countries. Knowledge of hepatocellular carcinoma has progressed rapidly. This book is a compendium of papers written by experts to present the most up-to-date knowledge on hepatocellular carcinoma. This book deals mainly with the basic research aspect of hepatocellular carcinoma. The book is divided into three sections: (I) Biomarkers / Therapeutic Target; (II) Carcinogenesis / Invasion / Metastasis; and (III) Detection / Prevention / Prevalence. There are 18 chapters in this book. This book is an important contribution to the basic research of hepatocellular carcinoma. The intended readers of this book are scientists and clinicians who are interested in research on hepatocellular carcinoma. Epidemiologists, pathologists, hospital administrators and drug manufacturers will also find this book useful. BT - Hepatocellular Carcinoma SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/27158 DO - 10.5772/27158 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-12-15 ER -