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Five things to know about the changes in Chronic Hepatitis C management

Chronic Hepatitis C (CHC) remains a major medical and economic burden in Canada with up to 1% of population affected by it. The lifetime cost for one patient has been estimated to be $ 64,694. Successful hepatitis C treatment is associated with long term health benefits which include decreased liver related morbidity and mortality, lower […]

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New hope for Hepatitis C

But first, this news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Beginning in 2006, the number of deaths related to chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection exceeded the number of deaths related to HIV disease. This data was obtained by the analysis of the mortality trends performed at the CDC and presented recently […]

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