A National Registry of Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma
A registry of patients with the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||A National Registry of Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma|
|Study Start Date:||January 2002|
|Study Completion Date:||August 2008|
The purpose of this research is to study the factors which might cause hepatocellular carcinoma (a form of cancer arising within the liver) and compare these factors in patients from different ethnic groups and from different parts of the United States. The researchers will also conduct a survey of the stage of the cancer (how far advanced it is) and what treatments are used for this difficult-to-treat tumor.
|United States, Tennessee|
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-4753|
|Principal Investigator:||Ravi S Chari, MD||Vanderbilt University|