Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Curing Hepatitis C, View Chapter 6: The Future of HCV Treatment-Beyond Triple Therapy

Curing Hepatitis C

Chapter six of the new book "Curing Hepatitis C" written by Gregory T. Everson, M.D. is available for downloading.

*Curing Hepatitis C will go on sale August 21, for more information or to pre-order the book  click here.

Curing Hepatitis C, Chapter 6: Current and Future Options for Treatment
The Future of HCV Treatment - Beyond Triple Therapy

Topics discussed in chapter six

• Status of Clinical Investigation into Future HCV Therapies
• Next Generation Triple Therapy
• Lambda interferon
• Inhibitors of NS3/4A protease
• Inhibitors of NS5B polymerase
• Inhibitors of NS5A protein
• Interferon-Free Regimens
• Mericitabine plus danoprevir
• Daclatasvir plus BMS-650032
• BI-201335 plus BI-207127 ± ribavirin
• GS-7977 plus ribavirin
• Genotype 1b versus 1a
• QUAD Therapy
• Daclatasvir plus BMS-650032 plus peginterferon/ribavirin
• Telaprevir plus VX-222 plus peginterferon/ribavirin
• Host-Acting Antivirals
• Cyclophyllin inhibitors
• Entry blockers
• Micro-RNA inhibitors
• Viral Resistance
• Concluding Remarks
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Provided by ALF

Available wherever books are sold. In stores 8/21/2012

Author: Gregory T. Everson, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Originally published in Hatherleigh Press. Distributed through Random House.

In a breakthrough publication, leading hepatologist and hepatitis C expert Gregory Everson, M.D. provides state-of-the-science information to guide patients through the diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C. Until recently, hepatitis C was considered incurable. "Curing Hepatitis C" outlines the new treatment protocols that offer the outcome of complete cure from this disease.

"Curing Hepatitis C" provides an indispensable and comprehensive overview for the nearly 160 million people worldwide and 4 million Americans diagnosed with hepatitis C. Perhaps most importantly, "Curing Hepatitis C" provides hope.

Author's Statement
“Hedy Weinberg and I wrote five editions of 'Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor’s Guide' for the purpose of providing patients and caregivers a resource that could serve as an authoritative readily-available resource. I provided the medical information and Hedy provided the patient perspective by interviewing many patients with HCV to provide a personal connection for the reader. In this new book, I have focused on issues and questions related to the current new standard of treatment, Triple Therapy, and the exciting emerging therapies. As treatment continues to improve, eradication of HCV infection will become increasingly common – the new paradigm will be living without, not with, hepatitis C. Perhaps I am overly optimistic, but I believe that it is entirely possible that the emerging treatments will be so potent and effective that nearly every patient with chronic hepatitis C may be cured by future antiviral therapies!”
Gregory T. Everson, M.D.

Curing Hepatitis C: Current and Future Options for Treatment
Written by Gregory T. Everson, Foreword by Gene Schiff
Published by Hatherleigh Press
ISBN: 978-1-57826-425-4
Distributed through Random House.
Available wherever books are sold. In stores 8/21/2012.


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