Patient Handout; October 2021
Department of Veterans Affairs HIV, Hepatitis, and Related Conditions Programs; Updated March 2021
New article on hepatitis C-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma
A recent article looks at trends in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) incidence within VA to determine whether there have been any changes following mass treatment of hepatitis C. The study found that incidence of hepatitis C-related HCC among VA patients decreased from 2015 to 2018 following hepatitis C treatment efforts from 2014 to 2016. In contrast, the incidence of non-hepatitis C-related HCC increased after 2015. Read the full article from Beste LA, Green P, Berry K, Belperio P, Ioannou GN is available in JAMA.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; Updated March 2020
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