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  1. Re: Hepatitis C & African Americans | News OneRead the original story

    30 min ago | NewsOne

    ... can last a lifetime and lead to serious liver problems, including cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) or liver cancer. While there are vaccines to prevent hepatitis A and B, there is no vaccine for hepatitis C. Also, if a person has had one type of ...

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  2. CHI Releases Report Highlighting Public Impact of Hepatitis C,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... hep C-positive patients as they do on their average members. > Hep C is currently the nation's leading cause of liver cancer. It is also the leading cause of liver transplants in the U.S.; in many instances, liver transplants, a procedure that can ...

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  3. Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette SmokeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... the ocular organs. The liver isn't confined to damage from alcohol consumption. Smoking ups people's risk for liver cancer dramatically, according to a 2011 study that found nearly half of all liver cancer cases were the result of smoking. By ...

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  4. Hepatitis C virus genotype 1 most prevalent worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    ... research shows that chronic HCV leads to the development liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver cancer, liver failure and death. WHO reports that 350,000 to 500,000 deaths each year are caused by liver diseases related to HCV. ...

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  5. A Treatment Revolution is Underway: All-Oral Therapies Transform Global Hepatitis C Antiviral MarketRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... are chronically infected with HCV, and at least 350,000 die annually from HC-infected liver diseases such as liver cancer and conditions requiring transplantation. The United States alone accounts for nearly five million of the total HCV-affected ...

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  6. Researchers discover how Hepatitis C virus persists for yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    A cultured liver cancer cell infected with Hepatitis C. The virus, stained red, surrounds the blue-stained nucleus and is in the process of being reproduced by virus within the cytoplasm.

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  7. New pill-only antiviral drug regimens could cure hardest-to-treat hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, a condition that is a major cause of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer . In the USA, numbers of people with HCV-related liver failure and liver cancer are expected to treble by 2030 because of low ...

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  8. Hepatitis C annual UK report: progress made, but much more to doRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... modelling suggests that nearly 10,850 individuals are currently living with HCV-related cirrhosis or liver cancer in England, and predicts that this figure will rise to 13,590 in 2025 if low coverage of current treatments is maintained. If we could ...

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  9. Bay County Health Department Getting Locals Aware and Tested for HepatitisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... treatments for hepatitis a and b. But for c it's a little more complex." Hepatitis-C is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplants. "It is liver failure. Slowly. If you don't take care of yourself or the issue ...

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  10. Calling for an end to the neglect of viral hepatitisRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Beaver Countian

    ... on non-communicable diseases. But this too is an opportunity: viral hepatitis is responsible for 78% of primary liver cancer and liver cancer is globally the fifth most important cause of cancer mortality in men (first in Africa) and sixth in women ...

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  11. Re: Hepatitis C & African Americans | News OneRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsOne

    ... can last a lifetime and lead to serious liver problems, including cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) or liver cancer. While there are vaccines to prevent hepatitis A and B, there is no vaccine for hepatitis C. Also, if a person has had one type of ...

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  12. Baby Boomers should be tested for Hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    ... TO 4 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE HEPATITIS C. IT CAUSES INFLAMMATION OF THE LIVER, HAS NO SYMPTOMS BUT CAN CAUSE LIVER CANCER, CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER AND THE NEED FOR A LIVER TRANSPLANT. UNTIL RECENTLY, THE TREATMENTS WERE GRUELING AND NOT VERY ...

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  13. Hepatitis: Get testedRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... their infection. However, as they age, they have a 20 times higher risk of developing liver disease and liver cancer. Curing their infection substantially reduces their risk of developing further liver damage and reduces their risk of dying. ...

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  14. Today Is World Hepatitis Day [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HIV and Hepatitis

    ... awareness. Over years or decades, hepatitis B and C can lead to severe liver disease including cirrhosis and liver cancer. While there is an effective vaccine for hepatitis B, no such vaccine yet exists for hepatitis C. Estimates indicate that 150 ...

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  15. Help at hand for those at risk of hep BRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... Kong's population were chronically infected by the hepatitis B virus, which leads to fatal liver cirrhosis and liver cancer in 25 percent of them. But the government's universal neonatal vaccination launched in November 1988 has lowered the ...

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  16. Debate over cost of Hepatitis C pillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... through blood contact. It causes inflammation of the liver and eventually scarring. It can eventually lead to liver cancer and then death. Sovaldi is very effective in treating hepatitis C. But the pill comes at a huge cost, $1,000 per pill to be ...

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  17. Hepatitis C Annual Report: Progress Made, But Much More To DoRead the original story

    Yesterday | WireNews+Co

    ... were treated between 2006 and 2011: just 3% of those chronically infected per year. -related cirrhosis or liver cancer in England, and predicts that this figure will rise to 13,590 in 2025 if low coverage of current treatments is maintained. If we ...

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  18. Hepatitis: Asia's silent epidemicRead the original story

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    ... and cirrhosis caused by chronic infection with hepatitis B or C. Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer. In the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 , chronic hepatitis B and C have emerged as the most significant determinants of liver ...

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  19. A cure for hepatitis CRead the original story

    Yesterday | MacLeans

    ... Zimmerman's symptoms were caused by advanced cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver. Along with liver failure and liver cancer, that's a common outcome for people with hepatitis C. Rarely, the virus can cause acute flu-like symptoms and jaundice, and a ...

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  20. World Hepatitis Day 2014: Genotype 1 Infections Account For 46% Of All Hepatitis C CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical Daily

    ... C will eventually develop a related liver condition such as liver cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), or liver cancer. Between 350,000 and 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to liver disease caused by hepatitis C. Corresponding to the ...

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