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How long do you have to wait to be considered cured?

I just recently finished treatment on a clinical trial last week with AbbVie and have been UND since week 4. I have cirrhosis and so my chance of relapse is higher. I'm wondering at what point I would be considered "cured" and when my greatest chance of relapse is. I've read that four weeks is when many of those on triple therapy and even the clinical trials relapse but that 12 weeks is the magic number to get through without relapse. After 24 weeks relapse is highly unusual. Am I right on these figures?
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You are spot on with them numbers, as a cirrhotic that is also SVR I wish you the best...........
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http://www.ihlpress.com/pdf%20files/hepdart09_presentations/oral_ii/12_martinotHEPDART%20PC.pdf

The above link was the best rep I found and helped convince my doc to viral load test me early so I could 'get on with my life' when I started feeling a bit better (@ 10 weeks.. but still followed up at 24 wks). There are several studies out there that all seem to (the 3  I read anyway) come to the same conclusion- SVR 12 is 99.7% predictive of SVR 24... but this one includes SVR 4 (98% predictive if memory serves me) and displays 3 relapse timeline graphs. As you can see, it happens quickly (on these 3 examples at least) with TMA testing being able to detect it at 2 weeks and PCR at 6. Can't help with relapse rates beyond 24 weeks as I haven't looked into it much other than reading something about 1%/yr for the first 2 years but that new infection couldn't be ruled out in some of them. Good Luck.
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Congratulations!  I ditto Can-do!  I am also cirrhotic and have been SVR for a year.  Every UND you get improves your %
Best wishes
Dee
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