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hepC is curable?
Sep 9, 2007

I've lately been hearing from others their test shows no hcv virus anymore & they consider themselves irrefutably cured. Is it then considered CURED? I use the term "remission". I don't even like "clear". So, is it now CURABLE?????

Response from Dr. McGovern

Yes you can use the word "cured" when treatment for hepatitis C has been successful.

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