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Discovering the causes of cancer and the means of prevention

Liver

DCEG researchers conduct studies on cancers of the liver, including hepatocellular carcinoma. Selected studies include:

  • Hepatitis Viruses and Liver Cancer

    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the third leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide; most cases result from chronic hepatitis virus infection. To address scientific questions concerning these infections, investigators conduct interdisciplinary collaborative studies that integrate epidemiology, virology and human genetics.

  • Liver Cancer Pooling Project

    A liver cancer pooling project among existing U.S. cohorts in order to explore liver cancer etiology in a prospective manner

  • Liver Cancer Research in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch

    Learn about the research of investigators in the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch on a variety of risk factors for liver cancer, utlitizing numerous study populations.