Some time ago we saw some very bad science published. This suggested that treating Hepatitis C confers no benefits. While experts around the world expressed their firm view this was complete and utter rubbish here is something simple to understand. Get treated, get SVR and... you are far less likely to die of liver cancer.
This slide came from a presentation on Clinical Care Options entitled "Current HCV Therapy". The full slides are attached here:
This is just one of the reason treating your Hepatitis C sooner rather than later is a good idea. Push for coverage and appeal, but if you can't get access we know with 100% certainty that generic HCV medications deliver the same results - only the price is different (they are affordable).