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Thousands more patients to be cured of hepatitis C

In what will be the NHS’s single largest investment in new treatments this year, NHS England has announced it will be investing an estimated further £190 million in new cures for hepatitis C, on top of the approximately £40 million extra committed last year.

Thousands of patients in England with cirrhosis caused by the hepatitis C virus will now be able to access new treatment options which can cure the virus and therefore prevent further damage to the liver, including the potential of end stage liver disease or cancer. More ....