Hepatitis C Virus Infection and Alcohol: Challenges and Opportunities

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Jun 2015 by Professor David Goldberg
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This report, prepared by Professor David Goldberg and supported by Bristol Myers-Squibb, looks at the linkages between excessive alcohol consumption and hepatitis C, and explores how excessive alcohol consumption can act as a barrier to people with hepatitis C being considered for, receiving and the benefit of treatment for hepatitis C.

The report contains a number of recommendations, including that for hepatitis C-infected people whose consumption of alcohol exceeds mild levels, the management of such consumption should be taken as seriously as the management of their hepatitis C.
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