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Register for Hawaii Liver Conference!

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Registration is now open for the Ask the Experts: Liver Wellness Conference on November 17, 2018 at the John A Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu.  Student rates are available!

We are excited to collaborate with the American Liver Foundation's Pacific Coast Division to bring this one-day educational event to Honolulu. Local and visiting experts will cover topics that include: Hepatitis C, HIV and the Opioid Epidemic; Hepatitis B Treatment Updates; Working w Special Populations; Liver Cancer, and more!

The event will be open to all community members, including patients and caregivers.  CEs (4) for nurses and CMEs (2) for physicians are available.

To join us, download the registration packet or complete the online registration.  Register today to save your seat!

Register for Hawaii Liver Conference!

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Registration is now open for the Ask the Experts: Liver Wellness Conference on November 11, 2017 at the John A Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu.  Student rates are available!

We are excited to collaborate with the American Liver Foundation's Pacific Coast Division to bring this one-day educational event to Honolulu.  The conference will provide information on the latest treatments and research breakthroughs from some of Hawaii’s leading liver specialists. Topics that will be covered include: Hepatitis A, B and C; HIV/HCV Co-infection, Alcoholic Hepatitis; Nonalcoholic Liver Disease (NAFLD), Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) and Liver Cancer. 

The morning session will be open to all community members, especially patients and caregivers.  The afternoon session will be open to medical providers, and CMEs will be available.

To join us, download the registration packet or complete the online registration.  

Liver Cancer Rates on the Rise

On March 9, the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2012 found that liver cancer was the only common cancer increasing in incidence and death rates.  The report states that a major risk factor for liver cancer is viral hepatitis. See CDC summary handout.

This speaks to the importance of continuing efforts to not only raise awareness about viral hepatitis but also increase appropriate immunizations, screening, and linkage to care.  Hepatitis prevention is cancer prevention!