2014 Korean Liver Cancer Study Group-National Cancer Center Korea practice guideline for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma

Korean Liver Cancer Study Group (KLCSG), National Cancer Center, Korea (NCC)

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Abstract

The guideline for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) was first developed in 2003 and revised in 2009 by the Korean Liver Cancer Study Group and the National Cancer Center, Korea. Since then, many studies on HCC have been carried out in Korea and other countries. In particular, a substantial body of knowledge has been accumulated on diagnosis, staging, and treatment specific to Asian characteristics, especially Koreans, prompting the proposal of new strategies. Accordingly, the new guideline presented herein was developed on the basis of recent evidence and expert opinions. The primary targets of this guideline are patients with suspicious or newly diagnosed HCC. This guideline provides recommendations for the initial treatment of patients with newly diagnosed HCC.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-522
Number of pages58
JournalKorean journal of radiology
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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