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Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease
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Sanjiv Chopra, MD

Mar. 5, 2014

Chronic Hepatitis C: A Multifaceted Disease

      

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      Take-Away Points of the Presentation

      1.  New CDC recommendation to screen all baby boomers for Chronic Hepatitis C infection.

      2.  We have entered a new era--game changers--for the treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C.

      3.  New treatments are of shorter duration but more expensive.

      4.  New combination oral treatments (no interferon) are on the horizon.

      5.  Cure rates will approach 95 - 100 %.

          
         

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