- Myths and Facts: Hepatitis C
Here’s what you need to know about the most common blood-borne illness in the U.S.
- Hospital Safety for Liver Transplants During COVID-19
Having a liver transplant during COVID-19 definitely makes things trickier. Find out what to expect from the hospital to protect you and others leading up to your surgery.
- COVID-19 Precautions After Liver Transplant
After donating or receiving a liver, your immune system is at its most compromised or suppressed. After you leave the hospital, make sure you’re taking care of yourself and limiting visitors to ensure you can fully recover without infection.
- Why Healthy Habits Matter
Why healthy habits are important when you're living with hepatitis C.
- How Hepatitis C Affects Your Liver
Take an inside look at how the hepatitis C virus slowly damages your liver over time.
- Life on Anti-Rejection Medication
Anti-rejection medication blocks your immune system’s response to a new liver. See what life will be like after your transplant.
- What Happens During a Living Donor Liver Transplant?
A step-by-step description of a living liver transplant from the donor to the recipient.
- What It's Like to Receive a Liver Transplant
Adam Kellett received part of his sister's liver. What was the transplant surgery like? And how is he now?
- 5 Must-Know Hepatitis C Facts
Why are baby boomers 5 times more likely to get this liver infection?
- What Does Your Liver Do?
Your liver is one of the hardest working organs in your body. So what exactly does it do?
- How Hep C Treatments Work
There’s a new treatment for this liver disease. How does it work to fight the Hep C virus?
- What It's Like to Donate Part of Your Liver
Brittany Kellett, a living organ donor, gave her brother another shot at survival. What was it like before and after her surgery?
- The Basics: Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis means your liver is gradually becoming scarred, and it can cause liver damage and other health problems.
- Advances in Liver Transplant Surgery
Did you know you can donate up to 70% of your liver?
- WebMD Countdown: 5 Incredible Things About Your Liver
A lizard tail isn’t the only thing that grows back! Your liver does some amazing things. Just check out our countdown.
- Hepatitis C: The Importance of Treatment
Hep C is highly curable. Find out why it’s important to stick with your treatment plan.
- People Like Me: Steve Copeland
With testing and treatment, there is hope for people with hepatitis C.
- People Like Me: Bob Rice
The earlier you get tested for hep C, the earlier you can be cured.
- Why Get Treated?
Learn the importance of staying on your treatment.
- People Like Me: Laurel Welch
Follow Laurel’s journey with hep C, from diagnosis and treatment, to being cured.
- Hepatitis C and Liver Transplants
What are your treatment options when your liver is not working?
- Hepatitis C Causes
Hepatitis C spreads through blood-to-blood contact. Learn how that can happen.
- Hepatitis C Treatment
Hepatitis C is curable. Find out how it’s treated.
- Hepatitis C Symptoms
It’s easy to miss the flu-like symptoms of hep C. Find out who’s at risk and how to get tested.
- Can I Pass It to Others?
Learn the ways this liver disease can be spread through blood.
- Why Do I Need a Hep C Test?
Baby boomers make up 75% of adults infected with hepatitis C. Here’s why you should get tested.
- Your Care Team
What kind of doctor should diagnose and treat your liver disease?
- Hep C: How Can I Stay Healthy?
Care for your liver and avoid these damaging habits.
- Common Symptoms
Unless you have a recent hep C infection, you may not show any signs.
- How to Talk About It
Who needs to know about your liver disease and who doesn’t?
- Complications of Hep C
Left untreated, this liver disease can cause jaundice, bleeding, and more.
- Why Is Treatment Important?
Baby boomers should get tested for this disease. Inflammation can lead to liver scars.
- What Treatment Looks Like
There are incredible advances in the treatment and cure of this liver disease.
- CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden on Hepatitis C
CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden discusses Hepatitis C.