Staging of hepatocellular carcinoma

Hari Nathan, Timothy M. Pawlik

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Staging systems aim to stratify patients into groups with similar prognoses. As such, these staging systems may serve to guide choice of therapy, aid in patient counseling, allow comparisons of the end results of therapy, and facilitate patient selection and randomization for research protocols.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHepatocellular Carcinoma: Targeted Therapy and Multidisciplinary Care
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781603275217
StatePublished - 2011


  • American Joint Committee on Cancer/International Union Against Cancer (AJCC/UICC) staging system
  • Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) staging system
  • Cancer of the Liver Italian Program (CLIP) score
  • Chinese University Prognostic Index (CUPI)
  • HCC staging
  • Japanese Integrated Staging (JIS) score
  • Liver Cancer Study Group of Japan (LCSGJ) staging system
  • Okuda staging system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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