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Standard Specimen Reference Set: Liver

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Utilize the remaining specimens collected under the DCP protocol to develop and validate markers for the early detection of HCC

Specific Aims Aim 1: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of des-gamma carboxyprothrombin (DCP) for the diagnosis of early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Aim 2: To compare the accuracy of DCP and Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) for the diagnosis of early HCC. Aim 3: To determine whether demographic or etiology of underlying liver disease alter the expression of DCP or AFP.

There are currently no biomarkers annotated for this protocol.

No datasets are currently associated with this protocol.


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The final report of the 2013 Cancer Biomarkers Bioinformatics Workshop is now available.

Announcement 06/26/2014


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Funding Opportunity Available

Both RFAs for Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Screen-Detected Lesions have been published.

RFA-CA-14-010.html

and

RFA-CA-14-011.html