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I Have Cancer Does That Mean I Have Aids

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that
Ask the Experts

HIV & Bladder Cancer

I was tested positive in 2009 and just a week ago, my doctor confrmed that I have adenocarcinoma of the bladder. He usggested surgery but I am not in favour of doing that as I value quality of life. I have not told this doctor about my HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for any condition, there would be a period of time necessary to heal up after the procedure. But if by surgically excising a malignant tumor you could essentially be cured of cancer, and the alternative is a protracted painful illness and... Read more »

Is cancer the end for most HIV/AIDS patients?

I recently was informed by a nurse who has had many years of experience in the AIDS field that cancer is now the end for most HIV/AIDS patients. Can you tell me your findings ?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...a bit too much doom and gloom. The truth is that, at least in developed nations, most AIDS patients do quite well on their HIV regimens. I don't see any end in sight to many of their lives. Many of them function both physically and mentally on... Read more »

Malignant skin cancer; is this AIDS?

My daughter has been diagnosed with malignant skin cancer. More tests are pending. She is worried about AIDS because of a stupid relationship with a promisicious needle user. What are the initial symptoms of AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...malignant skin cancer; some are worse than others. What type does your daughter have? Although some skin cancers are related to HIV/AIDS, most skin cancers are not. If you are (or she is) concerned about HIV infection, then she should be... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer.

Can breast cancer lead to HIV/AIDS or have anything to do with HIV/AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Breast cancer and HIV/AIDS are pretty much unrelated. Breast cancer does not lead to HIV, and HIV does not lead to breast cancer. A very recent article Read more »
Articles
The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

...France, Canada, and Romania presented findings on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported that the rates of so-called "AIDS-defining... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

...percent of deaths worldwide by 2030, WHO said. Meanwhile, deaths from factors currently associated with the developing world -- HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and malnutrition -- will fall. However, for HIV/AIDS, deaths are expected to rise from 2.2... Read more »
The Body PRO

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...that have the potential to progress to cancer. This is a problem of particular interest in inmmunosuppressed people, especially HIV-positive people. Much of our work is in doing clinical studies of HPV infection and its consequences in... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

...of the body. There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any part of the body. How Does This Relate to HIV Disease or AIDS? Early in the AIDS epidemic, doctors saw patients suffering from a rare cancer called Kaposis... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

Posted by soimnotalone, 3 Replies
...Is there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »