IDENTIFICATION OF SERUM GLYCOSYLATION MARKERS OF HCC


Year of Award:
2002
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA094340
RFA Number:
PAR-99-102
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
MEHTA, ANAND S
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY
Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) (and/or hepatitis C virus) is the major etiology of hepatocellular cancer (HCC). In the United States, chronic hepatitis B and C account for about 30%- 40% of HCC and, worldwide, more than 350 million people are chro