Hepatitis C Treatment
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FREDERIC GORDONWell, the treatment process has changed very dramatically just in the past a year and a half.
It used to be an arduous treatment, with interferon injections and pills, ribavirin pills, to be taken every day for over 6 to 12 months.
Success rates were in the 50% to 70% percent territory. About a year ago, we moved on to an all-oral regimen, where you can take just some pills.
And so seeing your physician, getting an accurate diagnosis, and then taking the treatment is really a very simple process now.
Hepatitis C is curable, and the cure rates now are, or should be, around 90% to 95%.
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