New Hope For Patients With Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C affects 5 times as many Americans as the AIDS virus, impacting millions of patients and their loved ones. Treatment and care for this devastating disease can be costly, and may require extensive procedures and hospitalizations. A new wave of treatments for hepatitis C offer the promise of halting disease progression, preventing the occurrence of end-stage renal disease and liver cancer. New and forthcoming medicines are bringing renewed hope to patients with hepatitis C, as cure rates have almost doubled and treatment times have been cut by 75%.