Monday, December 26, 2016

Hepatitis C - Screening for HCC in the Post-SVR12 Setting

2018 - Updates
Letter to the editor
Jan 2018

SVR Reduced HCC by 71%
from Jules: there never was any doubt that SVR would reduce or eliminate risk for HCC. In this study cirrhosis prior to treatment had a higher HCC risk then for those without cirrhosis, but that is to be expected and merely reinforces how crucial it is to treat HCV as early as possible...
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Direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C did not correlate with an increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in a large cohort study of both treated and untreated patients with or without cirrhosis. Those with incident HCC after DAA treatment had higher risk factors at baseline.

Dec 2016
The following articles appeared in the December print edition of HCV NEXT, published online at Healio.

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