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Researchers at a Canadian clinic have taken a different approach to their recent analysis of long-term survivors.
A study was conducted to evaluate the reliability and validity of several survey instruments that will be used in the PROP UP study to understand patient-reported symptoms before, during and after HCV treatment.
This fact sheet will describes transmission routes of hepatitis C and how to prevent its transmission.
This fact sheet discusses the various stages of hepatitis C disease progression.
One of the obstacles to hepatitis C treatment comes from a vocal few in the HCV community who believe that the cure for HCV is dangerous, even deadly.
Every year there is always a lot of noteworthy news and information about hepatitis C, and the trend continued in 2017.
Screening of people at risk for HCV is insufficient. Access to care and treatment is inadequate. In short, we need to increase our education efforts.
"Many of us rightly focus on testing, surveillance and linkage to care," Matthew Zielske writes. "Education often comes as an addendum to any of these things, but hardly ever stands alone."
The opioid crisis is causing a surge in the number of hepatitis C cases among young people.
"Like it or not, if we are ever going to eliminate hepatitis C, we are going to have to test and treat prisoners," Alan Franciscus writes.