Grant ID RP190641
Awarded On August 21, 2019
Title The Texas Collaborative Center for Hepatocellular Cancer
Program Academic Research
Award Mechanism Collaborative Action Program to Reduce Liver Cancer Mortality in Texas: Collaborative Action Center
Institution/Organization Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator/Program Director Hashem El-Serag
Cancer Sites Gallbladder, Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct
Contracted Amount $3,000,000*

*Pending contract negotiation

Lay Summary

The goal of the Texas Collaborative Center for Hepatocellular Cancer (TeCH) is to reduce liver cancer mortality in Texas by reducing the number of people who develop cancer or detecting it early when it is curable. However, we need more research studies to identify people who are at high risk of liver cancer, to detect liver cancer early, and to turn discoveries into actions doctors and patients can use. This Center will help researchers who study liver cancer work faster and better; team up with other researchers; and share discoveries with doctors, the community, and the general public to change healthcare. We will work with scientists, doctors, healthcare providers, insurers, liver cancer...

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