Importance of Hepatitis C Screening and Treatment

Dr. Douglas Dieterich, Director of The Institute for Liver Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City and Bob Rice, who was cured of chronic hepatitis C after medical treatment and a liver transplant, discuss the importance of hepatitis C screening and treatment with Health Power’s president, Dr. Norma Goodwin.

The fact that hepatitis C is now curable is a major medical  accomplishment because “hep C” without treatment is linked to cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer and at times, even death.

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