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Can You Get Hiv And Cancer

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hiv and cancers

I was infected very recently, 29 yo male who is healthy otherwise. I am trying to convince myself that as long as I am under good care and show adherence to medications, I will live a long healthy life. However, the more I read the questions on...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...I do indeed. Cancers, both HIV-related, like lymphoma, and non-HIV-related are proteced against by having a higher CD4 count and by taking HIV therapy. 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 »


CAN hiv cause B CELL lymphoma IN CHILDREN? Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should... Read more »
The Body PRO

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

... At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

... Since the availability of potent HIV therapy, cancers not related to AIDS have become more common than AIDS-defining cancers among people with HIV. This is particularly true of cancers Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Cancer in the HIV-Infected Population

... AIDS-Defining Cancers Non-AIDS-Defining Malignancies Discussion Immune Evasion and Modulation: Key Strategies for Viral Persistence Further Reading References Cancer is Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: Read more »

HIV / Cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have gone through two diagnoses within a few months of each other this year: HIV + and Lymphoma (Hodgkins Disease). I have been treated for the HIV since my dx in April, and doing fine so far. I am currently Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010
Looks very very promising: Read more »