Nearly a Decade of Treatment Advances Bring Cures to the Vast Majority of Hepatitis C Patients

The Hepatitis C virus, or HCV, is a devastating viral disease that progresses slowly over time and can cause severe damage to the liver. Historically, HCV was the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for a liver transplant. However, recent scientific advancements have led to a new era of treatments, with cure rates approaching nearly 100%.