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Feasibility of conducting a randomized control trial for liver cancer screening: Is a randomized controlled trial for liver cancer screening feasible or still needed?

Poustchi, Hossein; Farrell, Geoffrey; Strasser, Simone; Lee, Alice U; McCaughan, Geoffrey W; George, Jacob


Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is commonly practiced and recommended in published guidelines, but evidence for its efficacy has been controversial. We tested the feasibility of conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) of HCC surveillance in patients with cirrhosis and followed up those offered screening to detect clinical outcomes. Participation was offered to patients with cirrhosis attending liver clinics at three university hospitals. Following discussion, patients...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Hepatology
DOI: 10.1002/hep.24581


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