Hepatitis C is a devastating viral disease which progresses slowly over time and causes very serious damage to the liver. The disease is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplant.
Today, there are 75 medicines to treat hepatitis C in development in the United States. These medicines promise to improve cure rates further, reduce side effects and duration of treatment, and expand treatment options. The future is truly hopeful for patients with hepatitis C.