The Week in Review: January 26 – February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018 News Recap: From the Uh-Oh Department: HCV Can Reactivate with Treatment of Non-hepatic Cancer. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) reactivation occurred in approximately 1 out of 5 patients treated for non-hepatic cancer, posing renewed risk for hepatic injury and possibly complicating the cancer treatment. Compensation Update: Compensation – New Update for 86-90 Late Claims. If you or a family member received a blood transfusion o...

HCV Can Reactivate with Treatment of Non-hepatic Cancer

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) reactivation to occur in approximately 1 out of 5 patients treated for non-hepatic cancer, posing renewed risk for hepatic injury and possibly complicating the cancer treatment. Comment: The definition of HCV reactivation (below)* is not what I would think, but it is the term accepted in the medical community.  They are NOT referring to a post-SVR reactivation.  If SVR is true then the virus is completely gone and cannot reactivate