As we move into the second part of 2013 we are closer to newer therapies to treat hepatitis C.
HCV Advocate Newsletter: June, 2013
In This Issue:
2. HBV Journal Review by Christine Kukka —In this month's column Chris reviews many important studies that involve a poor standard of care for some people with HBV. A brief teaser of the studies includes: U.S. Doctors Failing to Treat Patients Who Need Treatment; Doctors Say Poor Training and Limited Resources Contribute to Substandard Care; Positive Long-Term Outcomes of Tenofovir Treatment; Combining Tenofovir/Entecavir…and many more studies.
3. Factsheets & Guides: New & Updated!
Be sure to check out our recently updated fact sheets and guides:
HCV Basics: Hepatitis C Disclosure, Living with Hepatitis C, Liver Biopsy
HCSP Fact Sheets: Hepatitis C and Latinos, Mother-to-Child Transmission of Hepatitis C, and Managing Side Effects of HCV Treatment
All these Fact Sheets can be found here:
4. Clinical Trials Postings: Updated—May 18!
Be sure to check out the latest clinical trial postings at the HCV Advocate News & Pipeline Blog. Just click on the links to the Drug Companies at the top to see which drugs are in trials right now, where the trials are, and how to register for one.
Don’t forget that there is help as close as a phone call – the 877-HELP-4-HEP line (877-435-7443) is available 9:00am to 7:00pm Eastern Time. For more information about the services they offer either call or visit their Website at www.help4hep.org The helpline is run by The Support Partnership: a group of non-profits working together to help people affected by hepatitis C.
5. Top News (Blog) from the HCV Advocate News & Pipeline Blog includes:
and much, much more…..
Executive Director, Hepatitis C Support Project
Editor-in-Chief, HCV Advocate www.hcvadvocate.org
Editor-in-Chief, HBV Advocate www.hbvadvocate.org
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