Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

All The Ways To Get Cervical Cancer

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...check the anus of men and women. They are smeared on a glass slide or mixed into liquid and examined under a microscope. The cells are examined for abnormalities that may indicate abnormal cell changes, such as dysplasia or cervical cancer. In 2009 the FDA approved two tests that use the sample collected by a Pap test. These tests look for types of HPV that are linked to health problems. Dysplasia can be detected by Pap smears. Some...
Ask the Experts

Anal pap smear protocol

Has there been a standard protocol in place for anal pap smears for hiv+ men and fi so for how long? I ask because I was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS at age 50 several years ago and have responded really well to treatment. I was never offered an anal pap...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Personally I do recommend them. I'll post some information from the archives that addresses your concerns.Dr. BobHPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected PeopleAn Interview With Joel Palefsky, M.D.By Bonnie GoldmanFebruary 11, 2009At... Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular should the results of pap tests after a leep procedure be interpreted differently for HIV + than HIV - patients. i have had a leep and then a pap 3...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...also refer you to Dr Sullivan on the expert panel to get his advise in women' health issues. I have attached an article about cervical cancer and its causes for you to read-I know it is very technical.My feeling is probably your cervical... Read more »

HPV/Anal Cancer (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS) (HPV)

I've previously had anal HPV over 20 years ago due to one sexual encounter. None since that time and HIV-. I'm concerned now about cancer. I've had no symptoms that I know of and did have laser therapy at that time over 20 years ago. I want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into cancers of the penis and anus, and cervical cancer in women. Dysplasia around the anus is called anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). The epithelium is... Read more »

Relation of cancer to hiv

I was just diagnosed with possible pre cancerous cells on my cervix.Iwas diagnosed with hiv about 8 months ago. I was wondering if the two are related in any way
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for cervical cancer is increased in HIV+ persons. Cervical dysplasia is listed in the CDC HIV Classification System as a Category B Symptomatic Condition. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Studies Examine Ways to Prevent Cervical Cancer With Few Resources

... Faster, more aggressive cervical cancer treatment could benefit low-income American women and women in developing countries who test positive for high-grade precancerous Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Thousands Here Miss Life-Saving Cervical Smears; Plight of Star Puts Disease in Spotlight

...additional attention due to the plight of Jade Goody, a star of the reality program "Big Brother," who learned in August she has cervical cancer and is now near death. Statistics indicate that 121,004 women who were eligible last year did not... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere Read more »
Connect With Others

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

strange...

Posted by sunflower, 5 Replies
...menopause, periods, hormonal craziness, and what info we are tracking that is particular to being female - HPV, vaginal warts, cervical cancer (an AIDS defining illness). Also - how is your family treating you? Are they supportive? DO you feel... Read more »

A disease of sexual immorality

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...describes the wages of immoral sexual sin, and use that learning experience to delve further into the written word to learn of other ways in which the word rings true, The word tells us how to live smartly by giving us some basic themes to... Read more »

new to the site

Posted by lov2bblaque, 7 Replies
hello I am new to the site and I am afraid to get tested. I know that I need to but I just don't want to know the results. I mean what if they are positive. i am only 16 years old with no children and a great potential for succes in my future. I... Read more »