Hepatitis C Still Increases Mortality Rate After Being Cured

“Patients cured of hepatitis C through treatment had a higher mortality rate overall than the general population,” the team concluded. “The excess was driven by death from drug-related causes and liver cancer.” The good news is that many hepatitis C treatments have at least a 90% cure rate. But the bad news is that people who had hepatitis C still have higher mortality rates than the general population. Despite being curable, hepatitis C kills more peo

SVR Honour Roll

SVR Honour Roll Have you been undetectable for at least 12 weeks after treatment? Encourage others. Add your name! Congratulations to our friends: GJ - SVR Dec 1998 - IFN/RBV 52 wks., Dr. Anderson /Natalie Rock, Vancouver, BC. Jeanie Villeneuve - Oct 2000 - Schering IFN/RBV Amberose (GT2a/2c) - SVR 2000 - Schering IFN/RBV 24 wks. KG-Transfused 1987 (treatment-naïve GT2A/2C) IFN/RBV 24 wks., 2003-2004, Toronto. SVR confirmed 2014 Murray Pa