May 19th is World Hepatitis Day.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month.
Congressmen Mike Honda (CA-D) and Charles Dent (PA-R) will host the HBF’s Congressional Briefing to focus national attention on the 6 million Americans who suffer from chronic HBV and HCV, which cause fatal liver cancer. Leaders from CDC, NCI and Weill-Cornell Medical School will provide expert testimony.
- Speakers: Ira Jacobson, MD - Viral Hepatitis C, Current treatment strategies & Maya Gambarin-Gelwan, MD - Viral Hepatitis B Infection, Be aware, Get screened. Cornell Medical Center, 1300 York Avenue, Conference Room A-126, New York, NY. Refreshments will be served, Admission is free!:
Created: May 1, 2009