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Can You Die From Nhl

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Scared; Guys in the waiting room have died!

Dr Dezube,thanks for your caring and kindness.I'm currently undergoing my second round of chemotherapy for NHL,everyone keeps telling me you'll be fine its very treatable,but since starting treatment 2 guys have died ,I use to see them...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I feel for you. The first thing I want to emphasize is that everyone's case is unique. It's hard, really hard, to see a fellow patient who has your same disease die. Often there may be important differences between his(her) disease and... Read more »

re: NHL and haart

referring to the man's question about whether or not to begin haart while on chemo for... Read more »

NHL with cd4 400, starting HAART?

hicd4: 400, vl: 30.00031 years old, male, poz for 3 years now.not on treatment.just diagnosed with... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Why People With HIV Still Die -- And Why They Don't Have To ...

Introduction What Kills People With HIV Today? Hepatitis Outranks Other Death Threats Can Liver Deaths Be Prevented? Bad Adherence Can Kill Fateful Impact of a Late Diagnosis AIDS Cancers and Non-AIDS Cancers How Big Is the Threat From Heart... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of AIDS-Related Deaths in South Africa Three Times Official Figures, Report Says

The number of people dying of AIDS-related causes in South Africa is at least three times as much as official figures suggest, the country's Medical Research Council said in a report published in the Jan. 28 issue of the journal AIDS , London's ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canada Should Pass Bill That Would Expedite Export of Low-Cost Drugs for HIV, Other Diseases, Opinion Piece Says

"For many years, countries such as Canada have avoided the uncomfortable truth that millions are dying in the developing world due partly to legal barriers that render access to medicines unaffordable," Michael Geist, chair of Internet and... Read more »
Compassion in Dying

Oregon's Assisted-Dying Law: Seldom Used -- No Complications, Again

Oregon's assisted dying law finished its third year of helping countless Oregonians receive better end-of-life care and die better deaths. And it once again proved its critics wrong on every count. There is no rush to use the law -- only 27... Read more »
Connect With Others

Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

Conscious Dying

Posted by Anonymous
Dying consciously can be the most beautiful, profound experience of our lives. When consciousness awakens beyond the veil, we laugh at how silly we were not to remember we are spiritual beings having human experiences and death is nothing to fear... Read more »

Living with HIV not dying from it.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am living with HIV not dying from it. At first people generally think that it is a death sentence when you are Diagnosed with HIV. WEll I thought that was at first too. But just because my immune system isn't working at its maximun doesn't mean... Read more »

Dad is dying

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My dad is dying of AIDS. We found out he had it Jan.02,02. I am obvioulsy going nuts w/ a capital N. Does anyone know of a good support group in Tulsa? I don't know how to deal with the loss of my dad, he is very near death. I could use a good word.... Read more »