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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004065-01A1
Title: Building a New Therapeutic Paradigm for Hepatocellular Cancer by Dissecting the Interaction between Radiofrequency Ablation, Chemotherapy, and Immunotherapy
Principal Investigator:

Eric T Kimchi

Location: Columbia, MO
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$726,800
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Hepatocellular cancer (HCC) remains one of the deadliest cancers with limited clinical options. Due of life style choices, living conditions, and/or environmental elements, risk factors for the development of HCC cause the increased incidence in military service members, veterans, and their families with 10-fold higher than the general population. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) has emerged as a first line treatment option for patients with HCC. When combined with modern imaging, RFA can be perfor...



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