Category: hepatitis B

Preventing Liver Cancer Among People Who Inject Drugs

Person being vaccinated by a medical professional.

Liver cancer is often deadly and can be caused by long-term hepatitis B or hepatitis C virus infections. People who inject drugs are at particularly high risk of getting hepatitis B or hepatitis C. The good news is that vaccines for hepatitis B and testing and treatment for hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections have been proven to lower the risk of liver cancer. But even with these prevention tools available, rates of new liver cancer cases are rising.  Read More >

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Vaccination Nation: A Real Shot at Preventing Cancer

You can protect yourself and your family against some cancers by getting vaccinated.

"Suppose someone tells you there are quick, easy ways to help keep people from getting some kinds of cancer. Would you believe it?" Read More >

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