Could hepatitis C treatments help prevent virus transmission?

University of Bristol An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact. People who inject drugs (PWID) and men who have sex with men (MSM), who are also infected with HIV, are key risk groups for HCV infection in UK. New HCV treatments are highly effective, with cure rates often better t...

Pre-Treatment Questions

Pre-Treatment Questions So many questions! Where to begin…?         Should I get treatment for HCV? Now? Later? Standard of Care or a Clinical Trial? How will I pay for it? Will I have to quit my job? Will my personality change?  What effect will it have on my family life? And that’s just the beginning!  It’s natural to have lots of questions, and smart to ask.  Don’t be shy.   This guide by Luci...