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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) causes liver cancer and liver failure. Millions of people in the US have HCV infection, but many don’t know they have it. Why does this matter? There is a cure!

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Screen, Treat, Or Prevent Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Hepatitis C Virus     

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Learn about HCV and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common type of liver cancer.

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Resources for physicians and healthcare professionals about screening, managing, and curing HCV

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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

Training providers through STOP HCC

Bertha “Penny” Flores, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, assistant professor in the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, and her team have recently published a study in the Journal of Cancer Education demonstrating how the brief STOP HCC training can yield strong improvements in primary care provider knowledge and attitudes about hepatitis c testing and treatment. […]

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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), […]

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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 […]

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