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Burkitt's Lymphoma And Hiv

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Burkitt's Lymphoma/AIDS

Please help us as time is running out quickly. My partner was diagnosed with Burkitt's in Feb 05' and is HIV+ and treatment naive--he now has AIDS. He took four rounds of chemo with three drugs and it failed miserably. The cancer is in his bone...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I am very pleased to see that you are responding to your treatment for HIV infection. It may be that with a higher CD4 count, you will respond better to chemotherapy, with your improved immune system. Read more »

Additional cure needed? a survivor of Burkitt's lymphoma

Dear Dr.Dezube, I am a 39 year old survivor of Burkitt lymphoma with a very aggressive chemotherapy... Read more »

Probability of recurrence, survival rate, Burkitt's Lymphoma

Dear Dr. Dezube,First of all, many thanks for your very informative answers, and what's more your... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Are Opportunistic Diseases?

...symptoms or serious disease. The following are AIDS-defining diseases (in persons with documented HIV infection): Burkitt's Lymphoma Candidiasis in the bronchi, trachea, lungs, or esophagus Cervical Cancer Coccidioidomycosis... Read more »
Project Inform

Anti-Depressants Not Linked to Possibly Increasing the Risk of Cancer

...significant connections between any class of anti-depressant and any type of cancer, which included SSRIs not altering the risk of Burkitt's lymphoma . This held true for individuals both before and during HAART. Thankfully, due to the number of... Read more »
Being Alive

Your Doctor and the Social Security Listings

...Involvement of the gastrointestinal tract,lungs, or other visceral organs; or Lymphoma (for example, primary lymphomaof the brain, Burkitt's lymphoma, immunoblasticsarcoma, other non Hodgkin's lymphoma,Hodgkin's disease); or Squamous cell... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic infections (OIs) that are considered... Read more »
Connect With Others

I just tested positive and I'm scared

Posted by new2this, 10 Replies
I tested positive on 7/19/07...there, I have finally said it. Although it's from behind a PC it's hard just the same. With my luck, I will probally die within the year. I don't look forward to, or welcome death, I'm just very scared and do not... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV and Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm wondering if anyone out there is struggling with the double whammy of HIV and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I'm trying to connect to share information, etc., or just for general support. Read more »