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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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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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HCV treatment reduces liver cancer mortality risks

We know that identifying and treating HCV early with 8-12 weeks of direct acting anti-viral (DAA) medication can prevent the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a very dangerous form of liver cancer. But did you know that treatment can also reduce the risk of death in patients who already have a history of HCC? Researchers […]

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World Hepatitis Day

July 28th, World Hepatitis Day, is a time to join together and raise awareness about the the global burden of viral hepatitis.  Visit WorldHepatitisDay to learn how you can get involved.     View the World Hepatitis Alliance’s video on finding the millions of people who have hepatitis and don’t know it:    

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A new model of HCV treatment access

Although the new drugs to treat HCV are very effective (at least 9 out of 10 people can be cured in 8-12 weeks), they are very expensive, especially for people who do not have insurance. Even for patients with insurance, co-pay costs may make treatment unaffordable. Prices are so high that state-funded programs like Medicaid […]

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