7 recent reports in HCV
Healio Gastroenterology presents the following reports on the most recent research on hepatitis C virus.
These reports include new research on the impact of screening methods, elimination efforts and direct-acting antiviral agents.
Despite having better liver function at diagnosis, Black patients with hepatitis C virus tended to have more aggressive hepatocellular carcinoma tumors compared with other racial groups, according to a study published in Cancer.
Thus, established guidelines that use the presence of liver cirrhosis to initiate screening for HCC may miss at-risk Black individuals with