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Viral & Host Factors Associated With Hepatitis B Virus-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This study has been terminated.
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Stanford University Identifier:
First received: October 3, 2008
Last updated: June 28, 2016
Last verified: June 2016
Adult liver cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. The major risk factor for liver cancer is hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The purpose of the study is to sequence the HBV genome in patients with chronic HBV infection, and in patients with liver cancer resulting from chronic HBV infection. The goal is to identify mutations in the HBV genome that predisposes these high risk individuals to the development of liver cancer.

Liver Cancer Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Hepatobiliary Cancers Liver Hepatobiliary Cancers

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Viral and Host Factors Associated With Development of Hepatitis B Virus-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • identify mutations in the hepatitis B virus genome that predisposes these high risk individuals to the development of liver cancer [ Time Frame: one time ]
    We will be using blood specimens collected through another protocol

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Enrollment: 135
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
liver cancer and non-cancer liver conditions

Inclusion Criteria:1. Patients diagnosed with liver cancer based on biopsy or serum AFP level, associated with characteristic hypervascular liver tumors on triphasic spiral CT scan or MRI.

2. Patients with non-cancer liver conditions such as cirrhosis, adenoma, cholangioma, or nodular hyperplasia.

3. Patients with hepatitis B or hepatitis C viral infections not associated with liver cancer.

Exclusion Criteria:No other patients except those listed above will be recruited. Additionally, patients will be excluded if, upon looking through their medical records, information required for data analysis are missing.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00767936

United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Samuel So Stanford University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Stanford University Identifier: NCT00767936     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HEP0013
98795 ( Other Identifier: Stanford University Alternate IRB Approval Number )
SU-05222008-1183 ( Other Identifier: Stanford University )
Study First Received: October 3, 2008
Last Updated: June 28, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
Hepatitis B
Liver Neoplasms
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections processed this record on September 20, 2017