Flagship Lead. Prof Jacob George AM
The Liver Wellness program addresses the rising incidence of hepatocellular cancer (HCC) due to increasing prevalence of chronic viral hepatitis in Australia. The program aims to support patients and health professionals manage chronic disease that contributes to increased risk of HCC.
For more information about this program please visit the Liver Wellness Program Website.
Prof Jacob George spoke to CINSW about the Liver Wellness program. Clinicians are trying to identify patients with Hepatitis C and cure them of their disease as a way of preventing the future development of liver cancer.
Flagship Lead and SWTCRC Executive member Prof Jacob George was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his significant contribution to medicine.