Improved culturally competent care may boost early detection in ‘late-stage HCC hotspots’

WASHINGTON — Increased culturally competent care and improved access to medical transport may improve early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients who live in late-stage hotspots, according to researchers at The Liver Meeting.“In our previous work, we have identified what I call late-stage HCC hotspots in Los Angeles County — we used something called ‘small area estimation’ to identify the areas in Los Angeles County with the highest density of late-stage HCC,” Kali Zhou, MD, MAS, a transplant hepatologist and assistant professor of clinicalRead More

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