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State Prisons Fail to Offer Cure to 144,000 Inmates With Deadly Hepatitis C

A survey of 49 states reveals that an estimated 144,000 inmates with hepatitis C can't get the expensive drugs they need to cure it.

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Hepatitis C

HCV Cure and the Long Road to Recovery

For many people, blood tests do not immediately normalize after hepatitis C cure and can take several years to do so.

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Hepatitis C

HCV Treatment in Advanced Liver Disease

Despite being cured of hepatitis C, "patients with advanced liver disease may still be at considerable risk of [developing symptoms associated with cirrhosis] and liver cancer," according to researchers in the Target Consortium.

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Hepatitis C

An Overview of Hepatitis C Transmission and Prevention

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

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Hepatitis C

With Only 15% of Diagnosed HCV Patients Receiving Treatment, the Non-Profit I-MAK Hopes to Shift the National Conversation on Drug Pricing

The Initiative for Medicines, Access and Knowledge, Inc. (I-MAK) argues that the high price of hepatitis C cure medicines places them out of reach for most people.

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Hepatitis C

Overview of HCV Disease Progression

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

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Hepatitis C Positive Organ Donors -- Coming Soon to a Transplant Center Near You

Transplant programs are now studying the safety of conducting transplants from HCV-infected donors into HCV-uninfected recipients, then treating with HCV therapy.

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Hepatitis C

After Hepatitis C Cure, Kidney Problems Linked to Cocaine Use

For people who used cocaine after being cured of HCV, the health of their kidneys declined at a relatively rapid pace.

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Hepatitis C

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.

Dr. Ronald Cirillo helps Deborah Hatfield fill out paperwork at a Florida clinic before running a test to see whether she has hepatitis C
Hepatitis C

From Retirement to the Front Lines of Hepatitis C Treatment

When the hepatitis C treatment Harvoni was released in 2014, Dr. Ronald Cirillo knew it was a big deal. "It's the reason that dragged me out of retirement!" he said.