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Penal Codes, Sexual Practices and Sexual Health in Lebanon

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Virus Spreading -- High Hepatitis C, Liver Cancer Rate in Borough Population

A spike in the rate of hepatitis C throughout Queens is behind an "unusually high rate" of liver cancer in the borough, say local health officials. Hepatitis C is a particular concern among newly arrived immigrants from Asia and Russia, said Dr.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Ups Liver Cancer Risk, Study Confirms

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection - already known to increase the risk of liver cancer - also increases the risk of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC), or cancer in the bile ducts of the liver, according to a large-scale case-control study of US... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how can having both hepatitis c and prostate cancer limit your survival rate?

i know someone who has been diagnosed with both of these and he has given up on even attempting to find a cure. he wont say how far along they are just that he found out six months ago at a doctors appt. if you could email me back at my email adress...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are great treatments for hepatitis C and the promise of new drugs just continues to expand. The news from the European meetings for liver disease this week has been stunning. Great drugs - great rates of cure. I can't comment on his... Read more »


Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

Can You Get Hepatitis C From Vomit?

We went to the hospital to see a friend who has liver cancer caused by hep C last week. She vomited a little bit on my pants. Although it's only about the loonie size, I can feel it on my leg, am I at risk for contracting hep C?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Absolutely not.... Read more »

hepatitis B an C

I live in Clearwater Florid, an I just got diagnosed with cancer and hepatitis B an C.. I've been trying for 2 months now to just get in somewhere to talk to someone..they say I have chronic hepatitis C an I need to c somebody real soon I...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
I am sorry to hear that you have been diagnosed with cancer, hepatitis B and C. That is a lot to hear all at once. I would start by contacting your health department. There should be someone in charge of viral hepatitis. I would also check with... Read more »