Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Consensus Statement

The Australian recommendations for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma were developed by more than sixty expert clinicians with the principle aim of improving the standard of care provided to patients suffering with this condition in Australia. This online, unabridged version of the recommendations provides detailed background information including technical notes. A summary of the recommendations has been published online in the Medical Journal of Australia.

The recommendations have been endorsed by the following organisations that also contributed to the development of the consensus statement.

  • Abdominal Radiology Group Australia and New Zealand (ARGANZ)

  • Australian Hepatology Association (AHA)

  • Australian and NZ Hepatic, Pancreatic and Biliary Association (ANZHPBA)

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM)

  • Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM)

  • Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)

  • Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia (IRSA)

  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)

  • Palliative Care Australia (PCA)

  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists - The Faculty of Radiation Oncology (RANZCR)

  • The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists - The Faculty of Clinical Radiology (RANZCR)

  • The Transplant Society of Australia & New Zealand (TSANZ)

This online document will be periodically updated to reflect changes in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma.

The full Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Consensus Statement is available here.