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Author Topic: Latest Issue of Hep Mag  (Read 7050 times)

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Offline lporterrn

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Latest Issue of Hep Mag
« on: May 11, 2015, 01:22:45 pm »
Forum member/moderator Jack Berlin is on the cover of the latest issue of Hep mag. His story is one of persistence and hope. Hope you find it inspiring. http://www.hepmag.com/articles/jack_berlin_profile_2931_27151.shtml?utm_source=homepage&utm_medium=mainstage&utm_campaign=print
Lucinda Porter, RN
1988 Contracted HCV
1997 Interferon nonresponder
2003 PEG + ribavirin responder-relapser
2013 Cured (Harvoni + ribavirin clinical trial)
https://www.hepmag.com/blogger/lucindakporter

Offline Bituman

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Re: Latest Issue of Hep Mag
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2015, 06:30:12 pm »
Great story, and you're right Lucinda.  There is persistence, hope, and inspiration all in there, and of course, I like the part about Sandra Bullock. ;)  I especially liked his attitude when surrounded by the cancer patients.  Thanks for passing that along. 

Bob
Age = 59, male, infected likely 1975
DX 07/07 GT 1a
Biopsy 2007:  GR 1, stage 0, HAI = 2/18
Since 2007:  1.48 MM < VL < 11 MM, avg = 5.64 MM
IL28B=CT
1/26/15, AST=43, ALT=55, VL=3.59 MM
2/5 Start Harvoni 12 weeks; Treat naive
2/20 AST=29, ALT=24, VL=59
3/6 AST=29, ALT=25, VL<15
3/19 AST=24, ALT=22, VL=undet
4/3 AST=29, ALT=25, VL=undet
4/30 EOT, AST=22, ALT=20, VL=undet
5/29 EOT+4, AST=20, ALT=19, VL=undet SVR
7/24 EOT+12, AST=23, ALT=18, VL=undet SVR
10/16 EOT+24, AST=22, ALT=17, VL=undet SVR

 


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