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Chronic hepatitis C is the most common cause of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the United States and Europe. Antiviral therapy against hepatitis C virus (HCV) has long been regarded as one of the most effective chemopreventive strategies for HCC. Sustained viral response (SVR) in patients without cirrhosis can halt disease progression, thereby decreasing the risk […]

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The supply of deceased-donor organs in the U.S. is dwarfed by the demand for lifesaving transplants. Thus, transplant physicians are charged with the responsibility of efficiently allocating these scarce resources. However, when a deceased donor becomes available, not all organs are allocated in the same manner. The Lung Allocation Score prioritizes waitlisted candidates according to […]

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Over the past decade significant advances have been made in the development of non-invasive tools for diagnosing and monitoring treatment in a variety of solid cancers. While traditional imaging modalities and tissue biopsies are still the gold standards for establishing a cancer diagnosis, it has become apparent that these tools are ineffective at identifying cancers […]