Date of Award
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Science and University Honors
C. Kristian Enestvedt
Liver -- Cancer -- Case studies, Liver -- Transplantation -- Case studies, Liver -- Cancer -- Pathogenesis
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is among the top ten most frequently diagnosed cancers in the United States, with liver transplantation widely accepted as the best treatment option for long term outcomes. The risk of HCC recurrence after liver transplantation is a growing concern among the medical community due to the scarcity of available organs for transplant. Scholars desire to understand HCC biology and risk factors associated with recurrence, for more accurate predictions of HCC recurrence in the future. A retrospective review from Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) examined 69 HCC patients from February 27, 2002 to December 31, 2011. Data was collected and statistically analyzed for significant connections to incidence of HCC recurrence (p
Hubsky, Ashlee, "Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: an Analysis of Risk Factors and Incidence from Oregon Health & Science University" (2016). University Honors Theses. Paper 216.