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Topic: Addressing Hepatitis C and Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Current and Future Epidemics

A special issue of Hepatoma Research

ISSN 2454-2520 (Online), ISSN 2394-5079 (Print)

Submission deadline: 15 Oct 2021

Guest Editor(s)

  • Gamal Shiha, MD, PhD
    Founder and Chairman, Egyptian Liver Research Institute and Hospital (ELRIAH), Mansoura, Egypt.

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Special Issue Introduction

The following topics are covered in this special issue:

1: Genetics of Hepatocellular carcinoma in CHC
2: Epigenetics of Hepatocellular carcinoma in CHC
3: HCC incidence in CHC patients and the impact of achieving SVR
4: Impact of DAAs on the recurrence of HCC in CHC patients
5: Tumor behavior of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatitis C treatment by direct-acting antivirals
6: HCC risk stratification in CHC patients following viral clearance
7: HCC in non-cirrhotic CHC patients
8: Fibrosis changes following viral clearance and its relation to HCC
9: HCC surveillance in compensated advanced chronic liver disease (cACLD)


1. Gamal Shiha  Egyptian Liver Research Institute and Hospital (ELRIAH), Mansoura, Egypt.
2. Reham Soliman  Tropical Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Port Said University, Port Said, Egypt.
3. Francesco Negro  Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland.
4. Dina Attia  Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endemic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, Egypt.
5. Nevin Yılmaz  Transplant Hepatology, Mugla University School of Medicine, Mugla, Turkey.
6. Yasser Fouad  Department of Endemic Medicine and Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Minia University, Egypt.

The list is arranged in no particular order and being updated.

Submission Deadline

15 Oct 2021

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