Hepatocellular Carcinoma Screening Program

Hepatologists at the University of Calgary Liver Unit have chosen to partner with EFW Radiology in a NEW automated Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) screening program. This program offers at-risk patients regular and accurate diagnosis.

Ultrasound surveillance is recommended every six months for:

  1. Cirrhotic patients
  2. Hepatitis B carriers (HBsAg +) who are:
    • Asian males > 40 years old
    • Asian females > 50 years old
    • Africans > 20 years old
    • Patients with a family history of HCC
    • HIV co-infected

How to prepare