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Breast Cancer Effect On HIV Antibody Test

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Living with AIDS and now possibly breast cancer

I had an abnormal mammogram at this point they are not saying that I have breast cancer, I am scheduled to have a biopsy, I am scared and feel like I am in a catch 22 if I get the treatment for cancer will I have to stop the AIDS treatment, and if I...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Breast cancer is a very common cancer in our population; while there are several cancers[ most of these are cancers that involve cells of the Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer.

Can breast cancer lead to HIV/AIDS or have anything to do with HIV/AIDS? Read more »

Can anemia /possible occupational exposure effect hiv antibody test

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AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...virus. Protease inhibitors "gum up" these scissors. Nelfinavir also fights some types of cancer. It has been studied against breast cancer and anal cancer. Who Should Take Nelfinavir? Nelfinavir was approved in 1997 as an antiretroviral drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...contact; 87% received their first positive HIV test result at an acute or referral medical care setting, and 65% were tested for HIV antibody because of illness. 8 These recommendations update previous recommendations for HIV testing in... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...replacement therapy (HRT) may increase a woman's risk for heart disease, stroke, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung), and breast cancer. For some women, the benefits of HRT outweigh the risk of heart disease. Talk to your health care... Read more »
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Breast Cancer

Posted by Anonymous
...I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus on women with HIV who are diagnosed with breast cancer. I'm interested in speaking with women with HIV who have had this experience. If you would be interested in speaking with Read more »

Need advice regarding my HIV antibody test

Posted by goingcrazy1000, 1 Reply
...Hello: I really need some feedback regarding my HIV antibody test I took on August 25, 2008. Here I go with my story...I am married for 12 years with three children. I made the biggest Read more »

Caus[a] del SIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...and immune function in HIV-1 infection. FASEB Proc 1990; 4A: 940-945. 69. Johnson C. Factors known to cause false-positive HIV antibody test results; Zengers San Diego, California, September 1996b; p. 8-9. 70. Kaminski NE. Mechanism of immune... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi folks, I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more Read more »