Ottawa liver specialist Dr. Curtis Cooper is calling Ontario’s
decision to pay for new treatments that can cure hepatitis C a “landmark
event” that will change the lives of thousands of people with the
Cooper, director of The Ottawa Hospital and Regional Hepatitis
Program, sees thousands of hepatitis C patients, many of whom will
benefit from the new drug therapy now that it is covered by the
“This is going to mean the difference between health or illness and death,” for many patients, he said.