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Hepatitis C

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Illustration of male liver anatomy.

Did You Know?

  • An estimated 3.2 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
  • In 2012, there were an estimated 21,870 new cases of acute HCV infections.
  • Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United States.
  • Thanks to new drugs, hepatitis C is curable.
  • There is no vaccine for hepatitis C.
  • Most people with hepatitis C don’t know they have it.

Of every 100 people who are exposed to HCV:

  • 70 people will develop a chronic infection.
  • 20 people will develop cirrhosis or liver cancer.

All About Hepatitis C

Learn the ins and outs of this potentially life-threatening disease.

Hepatitis C Clinic

Our unique, multidisciplinary clinic is staffed by leading liver experts (hepatologists), infectious disease experts, and specialty pharmacists focused on therapies for hepatitis C. Our collaborative efforts improve quality of life for many difficult cases, including those coinfected with HIV.

UC San Diego Health is a leader in the development of new, more effective treatments with cure rates of over 90 percent.

Hepatitis C Clinical Trials

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Meet Our Specialists

Liver Team


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