Liver Cancer

Aims and Scope

Liver cancer has a very high prevalence among cancers in general and is one of the most common causes of death worldwide. Based on these facts, the journal Liver Cancer serves the growing need to better understand the causes, mechanisms and therapy of the malignancy. It provides the international community of researchers and clinicians with a platform for their research results, focusing on molecular carcinogenesis, prevention, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment, including molecular targeted therapy, of the disease. Liver Cancer publishes clinical and translational research related to the field of liver cancer in both humans and experimental models in the form of original and review articles.

Bibliographic Details

  • Liver Cancer
  • Journal Abbreviation: Liver Cancer
  • ISSN: 2235-1795 (Print)
  • e-ISSN: 1664-5553 (Online)
  • DOI: 10.1159/issn.1664-5553


Listed in bibliographic services, including:

  • PubMed | US National Library of Medicine
  • PubMed Central | US National Library of Medicine
  • Web of Science | Clarivate Analytics
  • Science Citation Index Expanded | Clarivate Analytics
  • Google Scholar | Google
  • Chemical Abstracts Service | American Chemical Society
  • Embase | Elsevier
  • Pathway Studio | Elsevier
  • WorldCat | OCLC

Journal Metrics

  • LIC is also indexed in DOAJ
  • Impact Factor: 9.720 (2019)
  • CiteScore: 10.000 (2019)

Editorial Board


  • Masatoshi Kudo – Kindai University, Osaka, Japan

Associate Editors

  • Pei-Jer Chen – National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Ann-Lii Cheng – National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Jia Fan – Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Kwang-Hyub Han – Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Namiki Izumi – Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  • Norihiro Kokudo – The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jeong Min Lee – Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • Riccardo Lencioni – Pisa University School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy
  • Jens Ricke – Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany
  • Lewis R. Roberts – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
  • Michiie Sakamoto – Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Augusto Villanueva – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
  • Sheng-Long Ye – Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Andrew X. Zhu – Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Boston, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Jacques Belghiti – Beaujon Hospital, Clichy, France
  • See Ching Chan – Queen Mary Hospital University, Hong Kong, China
  • Pierce Chow – Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore, Singapore
  • Laura Crocetti – University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
  • Alessandro Cucchetti – University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Richard S. Finn – University of California at Los Angeles, Santa Monica, USA
  • Francesca Fornari – University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Junji Fruse – Kyorin University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Liana Gheorghe – Fundeni Clinical Institute, Bucharest, Romania
  • Kiyoshi Hasegawa – The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Etsuro Hatano – Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • Massimo Iavarone – University of Milan, Milan, Italy
  • Masafumi Ikeda – National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
  • Yasuharu Imai – Ikeda Municipal Hospital, Osaka, Japan
  • Masa Kanematsu – Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan
  • Xiao-Jie Lu – Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
  • Irene Oi-lin Ng – The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Naoshi Nishida – Kindai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Kazuhiro Nouso – Okayama University, Okayama, Japan
  • Fabio Piscaglia – University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Toshiharu Sakurai – Kindai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Peter Schemmer – Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
  • Jinsil Seong – Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • Wolfgang Sieghart – Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • Ryosuke Tateishi – The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Guido Torzilli – Humanitas University, Milan, Italy
  • Kaoru Tsuchiya – Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  • Kazuomi Ueshima – Kindai University, Osaka, Japan
  • Maria Varela – Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain
  • Jean Nicolas Vauthey – University of Texas, Houston, USA
  • Chris Verslype – University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • Arndt Weinmann – Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
  • Tatsuya Yamashita – Kanazawa University Hospital, Kanazawa, Japan