Our program, STOP HCC-HCV, aims to improve the liver health of Texans by screening for HCV, educating the community about HCV and HCC, and transforming healthcare to care for and cure HCV.
News & Updates
New guidelines: All adults should be screened for HCV
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued new recommendations to screen all adults aged 18-79 for HCV. This recommendation is based off of a systematic review, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which reported that anti-viral therapies are very effective at curing patients, often short in course (8-12 weeks), […]
English and Spanish resources
Education is an important step towards better health. To help empower our community to make informed decisions about their own care, we have started a library of fact sheets on key points about hepatitis C. View our For Everyone page to view our selection of free fact sheets in English and Spanish. Looking for a […]
Liver cancer prevention in safety-net clinics
The UT Health San Antonio Newsroom recently highlighted the efforts of the STOP HCC program to screen, management, and treat HCV in settings serving disadvantaged patients. Read the article here. View our publication at the Annals of Internal Medicine.
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