Does Chemotherapy Cause Hepatitis C Viral Relapse?

A recent study (Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014; 12: 1051-54) examined whether a sustained virological response (SVR) to hepatitis C (HCV)can be undermined by chemotherapy.

In this study with 30 patients who had an SVR before cancer diagnosis, chemotherapy, started at a median of 72 months after SVR, did not induce a viral relapse in any patient.

 

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