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  • CDC recommends people born 1945-1965 get tested for Hepatitis C.  Hepatitis C can lead to Liver Cancer.
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People born from 1945-1965 are 5x more likely to have Hepatitis C.

While anyone can get Hepatitis C, people born during these years are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C than other adults. That’s why CDC recommends everyone born from 1945-1965 get tested for Hepatitis C.

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75% of people with Hepatitis C were born from 1945-1965

An estimated 2.4 million people are living with hepatitis C in the United States.

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Hepatitis C can cause liver damage and liver failure.

Over time, chronic Hepatitis C can cause serious health problems including liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death. In fact, Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer and the #1 cause of liver transplants.

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Many people can get lifesaving care and treatment.

Knowing you have Hepatitis C can help you make important decisions about your health. Successful treatments can eliminate the virus from the body and prevent liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer.

 

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