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03.06.18

Liver Cancer risks not linked to Hepatitis C treatment with Direct Acting Antiretrovirals

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Being treated with Direct Acting Antiretrovirals (DAA) which is the treatment modality for Hepatitis C is not directly correlated with the development of liver cancer. Researchers found that development of cancer was linked with the patients’ preexisting likelihood of developing cancer rather than the use of the drug.

For more information, see https://www.healio.com/hepatology/hepatitis-c/news/online/%7Be33049e8-2b8e-47f5-ba1e-6ad01e1e88b8%7D/liver-cancer-incidence-after-hcv-therapy-linked-to-risk-factors-not-treatment%20%C2%A0

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