• Cost, fear of side effects key barriers to HCV treatment

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    Cost, insurance and apprehension of side effects were the leading barriers to hepatitis C treatment, according to results from a recent survey of individuals either cured or not cured of HCV.
    Sara Hayes
    Hepatitis C in America was the third annual survey by Health Union and primarily included community members from HepatitisC.net. The survey design was to evaluate the community's perceptions of HCV and HCV treatment, how those perceptions may have changed over time, and to engage newly diagnosed people.
    “We find that these are a lot of the questions they want to be asked because they
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