Items Tagged ‘liver cancer prevention’

March 10th, 2015

Infection with Hepatitis C Increases Risk of Cirrhosis

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People who are infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) have a higher risk for developing the liver disease cirrhosis, particularly within the first five years after infection. These findings were released in JAMA Internal Medicine. Cirrhosis, or late-stage fibrosis, is a chronic liver disease characterized by the replacement of normal tissue with fibrous tissue […]

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Tags: cirrhosis, hcv, hepatitis c virus, Liver Cancer, liver cancer prevention, liver disease, News, Screening/Prevention Liver Cancer


July 31st, 2014

Hepatitis C Cases Could Be Cured By Novel Oral Drug Regimen

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According to the results of two new clinical studies published in The Lancet, two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens for hepatitis C virus infection provide shorter and more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for most patients affected with the disease. Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection affects about 150 million people around the […]

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Tags: hepatitis, Liver Cancer, liver cancer prevention, News, Screening/Prevention Liver Cancer