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Microarray Analysis of Gene Expression in Liver Tumors

2014-08-27 03:42:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to study the gene expression profiles of liver tumors to help us understand their biology, and to find new tumor and treatment markers for liver cancer.

Description

The purpose of this research is to study of the biologic features of liver tissue (by studying their gene expression profiles), so that we can increase our understanding of the processes involved in liver cancer development and growth. This may allow us to identify more effective ways of diagnosing, treating, and predicting the outcome of patients with liver cancer.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Liver Cancer

Location

Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford
California
United States
94305

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Stanford University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:42:40-0400

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