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Cancer Risk

As of January 2011, the Division’s funded research included the following:

MicroRNA Genetic Variations as Predictors of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Risk

Goal: Evaluate the effect of a pilot panel of microRNA-related genetic variations on the risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection.

Pennsylvania Department of Health funded study
(01/01/10-12/31/11)
Principal Investigator: Hushan Yang