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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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.

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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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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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HCV care support needed in vulnerable communities

A recent article by MedPage Today provides commentary and perspective on the December publication by our group in the Annals of Internal Medicine. F. Blaine Hollinger MD, at the Eugene B. Casey Hepatitis Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston offers commentary on the rates of chronic infection and identifies what we view […]

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