Bausch Health’s Salix pilots study to shine light on chronic liver disease and push back on stereotypes
October is both breast cancer awareness and liver disease awareness month. While there’s no doubt which condition draws more attention during the month, Salix wants to change that.
Salix, Bausch Health’s gastroenterology arm, piloted its first chronic liver disease report and physician survey with results out this week aimed at raising awareness and dispelling stereotypes.
While 4.5 million people have chronic liver disease or cirrhosis – which is even more than 3.8 million women diagnosed with breast cancer – the research found chronic liver disease “has not received the attention or level of effort needed for adequate prevention, diagnosis, and standardization of its management.”
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