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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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