The cure for a deadly virus is right here in Austin. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver cancer, and it’s the number one reason for liver transplants in the US.
According to the CDC, an estimated 4 million people still have Hep C.
A class of new medication is now available. Not toxic like previous treatments and in 8 to 12 weeks the patient can be cured and liver damage even reversed.
“It can be as simple as one pill a day or up to 3-4 pills a day,” said Dr. Alam.
Dr. Alam runs the Hep C Clinic at CommUnityCare. They have a 93% local cure rate from the virus that attacks the liver.