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Alberta Clinic Explores Long-Term Survival Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers at a Canadian clinic have taken a different approach to their recent analysis of long-term survivors.

By Sean R. Hosein for HCV Advocate

Evaluation of Instruments Used to Measure Hepatitis C Patient-Reported Symptoms

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.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate

An Overview of Hepatitis C Transmission and Prevention

This fact sheet will describes transmission routes of hepatitis C and how to prevent its transmission.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate

Overview of HCV Disease Progression

This fact sheet discusses the various stages of hepatitis C disease progression.

By HCV Advocate

Is Hepatitis C Treatment Safe?

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.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate

Top 10 Hepatitis Stories of 2017

Every year there is always a lot of noteworthy news and information about hepatitis C, and the trend continued in 2017.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate

Hepatitis C and Health Literacy

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.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate

Education in the HCV Treatment Cascade

"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."

By Matthew Zielske for HCV Advocate

Hepatitis C Is Threatening Our Youth

The opioid crisis is causing a surge in the number of hepatitis C cases among young people.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate

Hepatitis C in Prisons

"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.

By Alan Franciscus for HCV Advocate