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Can A Person With Hiv Have Cancer

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Prostrate cancer and HIV

Hi from South Africa. Love your forumIm HIV positive since October 1995 and on meds since 1998 - CD count 948 (Jan 09) and VLoad Zero. Have just been diagnose with prostrate cancer. Is there any link between HIV and cancer? How will the cancer...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There may be an increased risk overall for cancer in HIV+ persons linked partly to CD4 nadir and CD4 counts as well as an aging population. There is not yet a link for and specific Read more »

Do people with HIV also get cancer?

I am HIV positive and have found some lumps in my breast. The doctors have taken one of them out... Read more »

hiv related cancer

I have read online about certain cancers such as non-Hodgkins lymphoma that hiv-ers are much more... Read more »
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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 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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer Increasing Among People Living With HIV

... Why Screen for Anal Cancer in HIV-Positive Patients? Anal cancer is emerging as a common non-AIDS defining cancer in HIV-positive people. Anal cancer, like cervical Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Grand Jury Indicts 19 People on Charges of Selling Fraudulent Drugs Often Used by AIDS, Cancer Patients

...jury yesterday indicted 19 people for allegedly selling counterfeit or diluted drugs often prescribed for people with cancer or HIV/AIDS, the AP/Tallahassee Democrat reports (Thomas, AP/Tallahassee Democrat , 7/22). Each person was charged... Read more »
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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 »

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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 »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...As many of you know, I was diagnosed with HIV in September 1984; but, as with many others, I probably was initially infected years earlier. I started AZT in 1994, then DDC, Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...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 »