TY - CHAP A1 - Natalia Olaya A2 - Franck Chiappini ED1 - Wan-Yee Lau Y1 - 2012-02-10 PY - 2012 T1 - Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Methods of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) Measurements 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. 16 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/27838 DO - 10.5772/27838 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-12-15 ER -