Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD-Gastrointestinal Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Weill-Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New YorkGhassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD, is a member of the Gastrointestinal Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, where he specializes in the treatment of primary liver cancer. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and completed his post-doctoral training at Yale University School of Medicine, before joining the faculty of Memorial Sloan-Kettering. His research is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of cancer therapy by incorporating small biological molecules that target cancer therapy into the treatment regimen for chemotherapy-resistant liver cancer. Dr. Abou-Alfa is a strong advocate for raising awareness about liver cancer and has lectured on the subject at universities worldwide.Additional Titles by this Author100 Questions & Answers About Biliary CancerISBN-13: 9781284025378100 Questions & Answers About Liver CancerISBN-13: 9781449622893
Dx/Rx: Liver Cancer is a quick and practical reference guide containing all aspects of the diagnosis and therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), prognostic and staging systems, clinical management, molecular biology, current controversies, and future insights. Organized into a condensed, bulleted format, this concise reference offers precise and up-to-date information on the epidemiology, classification, diagnosis, treatment, and risk factors for cancers of the liver.
Presented in a handy, easy-to-read format, Dx/Rx: Liver Cancer is a must-have resource for oncologists, internists, primary care physicians, and other health care professionals on the ward or in the clinic.
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