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Brent Lawson, a member of the Greenfield Board of Works, made the announcement this morning at the board's regular meeting.
The family of a central Indiana mayor says he has decided against further treatment for liver cancer and is in hospice care at home.
The Angels will join the rest of the baseball community in once again supporting Stand Up To Cancer's efforts to raise awareness and funds in hopes of eradicating the deadly disease.
Multi-format food, fuel and pharmacy retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. added to its best-in-class Health and Wellness offerings with the acquisition of Rx21 Specialty Pharmacy, enabling the company to provide enhanced services to Hepatitis C and organ transplant patients and providers.
A discussion about the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV without mentioning Hepatitis C is like talking about Clyde Barrow without Bonnie Parker.
Sovaldi is the second drug approved by the FDA in the past two weeks to treat chronic HCV infection.
Diabetes was associated with an increased risk for developing a type of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma, and this association was highest for Latinos, followed by Hawaiians, African-Americans, and Japanese-Americans, according to results presented here at the Sixth AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in ... (more)
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilead Sciences' hotly anticipated Sovaldi , a once-daily oral nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor to treat people with hepatitis C virus , including those coinfected with HIV and those who have liver cancer and are awaiting a transplant.
In clinical trials, the polymerase inhibitor, the first used in hepatitis C treatment, has shown a more than 90 percent success rate in curing the deadly virus that causes liver failure and cancer of the liver .
HUNTLEY – Lauren Felde didn't know what to think earlier this fall when she could feel a lump near the stomach of her three-year-old daughter Payton.
Sovaldi, a new medication for hepatitis C that can be paired with other drugs to make treatment of the liver-damaging disease faster, easier and more effective, got approval from the Food and Drug Administration Friday.
She had been for several years in fact. On November 22nd, she went into the hospital for a procedure to remove more cancer from her liver.
"The trainer sent me to the doctor to make sure I wasn't going to croak," Storch said.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected any day now to approve the first in a new class of drugs that can cure the leading cause of liver failure and liver cancer.