Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Liver Cancer

CPD
20m
Cover image for lecture: Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Liver Cancer

Lecture Overview

HCC is the fifth-most common tumour worldwide and second-most common cause of cancer-related death, but is this figure grossly under-reported? This deadly cancer requires aggressive management and treatment, with patients often thinking a transplant is their only option. But, in a world with a limited supply of livers for donation, what other options are out there?

Educators

Portrait of Jana Van der Jagt
Jana Van der Jagt

Jana Van der Jagt is a hepatology nurse practitioner from the Mid North Coast of NSW where she established and developed the Port Macquarie Liver Clinic. She has worked in the field of hepatology for 18 years. Her current roles include the provision of comprehensive liver disease assessment and management in private practice at Port Macquarie Gastroenterology as well as consultancy services developing and delivering education for healthcare workers. Particular interests include advanced liver disease, nurse education, and the development of responsive models of care. Jana’s qualifications include graduate diploma in critical care nursing, graduate diploma adult education and training, and a master of nursing (nurse practitioner). See Educator Profile

Details
CPD20m of CPD
First Published30 October 2017
Updated30 October 2017
Expires
18 September 2020
Topics
Hepatic
Oncology
Medical
Transplantation
Medication Safety
Medications
Medical Imaging
Treatments
Complementary Therapies
Learning Tools