More new medicines for hepatitis C will continue to become available in 2017 and they will be more effective across a range of hepatitis C genotypes. From 1 January [grazoprevir + elbasvir], given as a once daily tablet, will be available on the PBS and presents a new option for people with genotype 4.Read More
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Cancer of the liver looms as Australia’s greatest cancer challenge, with new analysis revealing that liver cancer has the highest ‘death-to-incidence ratio’ – indicating shorter average survival – of any cancer in Australia... untreated viral hepatitis is the leading cause of primary liver cancer in Australia, while liver cancer is now the fastest increasing cause of cancer death in Australia.Read More
Madrid (AFP) - Spain's government Monday promised new measures to fight hepatitis C, following protests by patients who complained authorities were denying them the latest drugs to treat the deadly liver disease.Read More