Series foreword; Preface to Primary Carcinomas of the Liver; 1. Epidemiology hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma Jorge A. Marrero; 2. Surveillance/screening for hepatocellular carcinoma Jorge A. Marrero and Hero K. Hussain; 3. Pathology of hepatocellular carcinoma, cholangiocarcinoma, and combined hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma Barbara McKenna and Sharon Bihlmeyer; 4. Radiological diagnosis of HCC Jonathon M. Willatt, Hero K. Hussain and Isaac R. Francis; 5. Staging of hepatocellular carcinoma Jorge A. Marerro and Hero K. Hussain; 6. Surgical treatment of HCC: resection and transplantation Sean Kumer and Shawn J. Pelletier; 7. Non-surgical treatment of HCC: 7.1 Regional therapies for treatment of intermediate stage HCC: a. Trans-arterial chemoembolization (TACE) Venkat N. Krishnamurthy; b. Ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma Elaine M. Caoili; 7.2 Systemic therapies for advanced HCC: a. Review of current status of radiotherapy for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma Orit Gutfeld and Charlie Pan; b. Review of current status of chemotherapy for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma Edward Kim and Mark Zalupski; 8. Radiological identification of recurrent or residual hepatocellular carcinoma Peter S. Liu, Ajaykumar C. Morani and Hero K. Hussain; 9. Radiological diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma Hero K. Hussain and Isaac R. Francis; 10. Staging of cholangiocarcinoma Hero K. Hussain and James A. Knol; 11. Non-surgical treatment of cholangiocarcinoma: a. Radiotherapy Orit Gutfeld and Charlie Pan; b. Systemic therapy of cholangiocarcinoma Gazala N. Khan and Mark M. Zalupski; 12. Uncommon hepatic tumors Peter S. Liu and Hero K. Hussain; Index.