Hepatitis B and Liver Cancer
Hepatitis B is a liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus. Acute hepatitis B is short-term and range from a mild to serious illness, while chronic hepatitis B is lifelong and can lead to serious health problems including liver damage, cirrhosis, and liver cancer.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are disproportionately impacted by hepatitis B – More than HALF of people who have hep B in the United States are Asian American or Pacific Islander.
Hep B United
Hep B United is a national coalition dedicated to reducing the health disparities associated with hepatitis B by increasing awareness, screening, vaccination, and linkage to care for high-risk communities across the United States.
Learn more about Hep B United and access resources here.