What does my diagnosis mean?

Hepatitis B is the most common serious viral infection of the liver and places you at an elevated risk for liver cancer or liver failure.  To read more about hepatitis B, go to the About HepB section.  


Hepatitis B can be transmitted from an infected mother to child during the birthing process so it is important to take certain steps to protect your health and your child’s health.

To learn how to protect your own health, go to the long-term management section

To learn how to protect your child’s health, read During PregnancyDuring Delivery, and After Delivery

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Asian Liver Center

at Stanford University

780 Welch Road, CJ 130
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Stephanie Chao, M.D.
Voice: (650) 736-8608
Fax: (650) 736-8001