The Week in Review: Aug 31 – Sep 7, 2018

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 News Recap: London Drugs Launches Potentially Life-Saving Hepatitis C Screening at Pharmacies in BC Lower Mainland. An innovative and potentially life-saving hepatitis C screening program has launched at five London Drugs locations in the Lower Mainland. Patients can now undertake a simple finger prick test at the pharmacy to check if they have been exposed to hepatitis C virus (HCV) at some point in the past. Hundreds of pati...

Weekly Bull Summer 2018

The Week in Review: July 27 – August 24, 2018 Friday, August-24-18 News Recap Neuropsychiatric symptoms in hepatitis C patients resemble those of patients with autoimmune liver disease but are different from those in hepatitis B patients. Drop in Aussies seeking hepatitis C cure. Northern Vancouver Island VIRAL HEPATITIS Outreach Road Show Trip 2018 SlideShow: Part 2 FDA OKs First-Line Tx for Unresectable Liver Cancer: First new upfront t...

Weekly Bull March 2017

The Week in Review: March 31, 2017 – April 7, 2017 Friday, April-7-17 News Recap Good news in Alberta, which has just signed a deal similar to those in BC, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Quebec! In the USA, Harvoni and sofosbuvir have been approved for pediatric use!!! It's about time! And both Italy and Brazil have taken steps to increase access to treatment for citizens who cannot afford the current medicines: Italy, by allowing importation of generics, ...

Weekly Bull September 2016

The Week in Review: Sep 23 – 30, 2016 Friday, September-30-16 This month the eViralHepatitis Review from Johns Hopkins University devoted a whole issue to Extrahepatic Manifestations of Hepatitis C: Screening and Management, which you can read about and access via our Weekly.Bull. As well lawyers representing some of the more than 500 victims in the pre-1986/post-1990 Hepatitis-C settlement group filed a submission last week in Vancouver requesting t...

hepc.bull May 2016 Now Online!

Inside This Issue: HCV-Related Cirrhosis Prevalence Increases over Time CT Scans: Another Transmission Route Studies Show that Curing Advanced Hepatitis C Reverses the Need for Transplant HepCBC Participates in Review of BC Centre For Excellence in HIV/Aids Zaxine™ (rifaximin) Not Covered in BC New Clinical Digest on Dietary Supplements Outreach Road Trip Photos Now Online The $1500 Cure Are You a Potential HepCBC Board Membe...

hepc.bull April 2016 Now Online!

Inside This Issue: Treatment by Primary Care Physicians and Nurse Practitioners? Two Epidemics, Two Cascades of Care? HBV & HCC Reactivation Request for Patient Input for Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir Sunvepra Gets NOC Expert Dr’s Statement Shocks Generics Equivalent in Efficacy and Safety to Name-Brand DAAs Watch for Bus Ads in Northern BC GT1a Peaked in 1950s: New Research Money Grab from Blood Scandal Victim Fund http://h

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HepCBC’s MONTHLY NEWSLETTER, the hepc.bull, has been “Canada’s hepatitis C journal” since the late 1990’s and was published nonstop since 2001. The last print edition was Issue #200: Summer, 2016.  It contained the latest research results, government policy changes, activities and campaigns, articles by patients and caregivers, and a list of support groups plus other useful links–all of which can now be found on this website and on our Facebook page...