• By Dennis Douda

Talking about Hepatitis C, A Mayo Clinic Twitter Chat, Monday, Oct. 7

October 4, 2013

The word hepatitis written on a blackboard held by a doctor. Join us on Monday, October 7 from 11am-Noon EDT for an @MayoClinic hosted twitter chat where our panel of experts will be answering these and other HCV related questions.

- I have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C Virus, HCV—What What tests do I need now?

- What treatments for chronic HCV are available now?

- What new treatment options may be available to treat HCV in the next 6 months?

This twitter chat will be hosted by Mayo Clinic in Florida hepatologist Andrew Keaveny, M.D.

The following experts will be answering your HCV questions:

•          Moderator: Dr. Andrew Keaveny (@AndrewKeavenyMD)—Mayo Clinic in Florida

•          Maria Yataco, M.D. (@MariaYatacoMD)—Mayo Clinic in Florida

•          Surakit Pungpapong, M.D. (@SPungpapong)—Mayo Clinic in Florida 

•          Hugo Vargas, M.D. (@hevargasmd)—Mayo Clinic in Arizona

•          John (Jack) Gross, Jr., M.D. (@grossjbg)—Mayo Clinic in Rochester

•          Nezam Afdhal, M.D. (@NidOrc)—Harvard Medical School

To participate in the chat, use #HCVchat.

Never participated in a chat before, or want tips on how to participate effectively? Watch this video to learn how to participate, moderate and effectively communicate during a Twitter chat.

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