Special Issue "Liver Cancer Prevention in Chronic Viral Hepatitis: Where Are We Now?"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 December 2021.
Interests: clinical and applied research; public health
This Special Issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) focuses on the current state of knowledge on the prevention and management of people with chronic viral hepatitis to prevent them from developing hepatocellular cancer (HCC).
We invite contributions (using both quantitative and qualitative methods) exploring approaches to HCC prevention relating to:
Primary HCC prevention interventions successes and lessons learnt
- Vaccination campaigns and their results and challenges;
- The effectiveness of antiviral therapies in improving patient outcomes;
- Screening chronic viral hepatitis and treatment in countries with a large burden of disease and limited resources for initiating treatment;
- The patient experience of living with chronic viral hepatitis and/or undergoing treatment for chronic viral hepatitis;
- Population level vs. clinical approaches to hepatitis screening and treatment;
- Cost effectiveness of antiviral treatment in different settings;
- Successes and challenges of different approaches to HCC prevention.
- Clinical and primary care-based approaches to reduce HCC burden in high risk communities;
- Role of disease registries in improving HCC outcomes;
- Screening preferences of under-researched population groups at high risk;
- Role of risk stratification algorithms in improving disease diagnosis and outcomes;
- The economic costs and outcomes when designing an affordable, as well as sustainable program.
We will accept manuscripts from different disciplines including epidemiology, intervention studies, amd risk assessment. We encourage contributions utilizing quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods methodologies.
Prof. Dr. Monica Robotin
Prof. Dr. Jacob George
Manuscript Submission Information
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- hepatocellular carcinoma
- disease prevention
- economic modeling
- migrant studies
- risk stratification
- community engagement
- risk assessment