Viral Hepatitis Cause for Hawai'i's Ranking for Highest Rate of Liver Cancer

Nov 11, 2013

Dr. Daniel Saltman, Waikiki Health and course director for Viral Hepatitis Hawai'i Update 2013 Conference, Nov. 16, at Queens Conference.
Credit Wayne Yoshioka
Jane Hanson, Hep Free Hawaii, at Next Step Shelter in Kaka'ako
Credit Wayne Yoshioka

Hawai’i has the highest rate of liver cancer in the nation due to Viral Hepatitis. The community-based Hepatitis Free Hawai’i Coalition expects those rates to go up even higher in the coming years and its members are attempting to encourage more doctors to get involved to provide full treatment. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.