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Cancer And Hiv And Cystic Fibrosis

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Ask the Experts

Can cystic fibrosis delay HIV seroconversion?

I just tested negative, and have cystic fibrosis. Does cystic fibrosis have any effect on HIV seroconversion?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cystic fibrosis would not affect HIV-antibody test results. Remember to play safe and you won't have to worry about accuracy of HIV-screening tests!Stay safe. Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Cystic Fibrosis and HIV

I am a 38 year old man who has Cystic Fibrosis. I am recently tested HIV+. How will my CF effect... Read more »

Cystic fibrosis, cepacia, human parvo virus and now aspergillus

Hi Dr Feinberg.. My almost 10 year old has been relatively well until this last 8 weeks ...he now... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Canadian Physicians Reveal Their Choices for Assessing Liver Fibrosis

According to researchers, the main causes of persistent liver disease include: chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection alcoholic liver disease (ALD) non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) ... Read more »

Antiretroviral Exposure May Increase Liver Fibrosis Risk; Non-Invasive Tool Simplifies Fibrosis Assessment

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

Stopping HIV Meds May Double the Rate of Liver Fibrosis in Co-Infected

From a study reported in the April 24, 2011 issue of AIDS , people co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C who stop taking their HIV meds run about a 2.5 times higher risk of liver fibrosis compared to those who don't interrupt their HIV regimens.... Read more »
Connect With Others

enough on my plate already with HIV...

Posted by Lovinlife, 2 Replies
My newborn baby boy was just diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. Am feeling a bit sad about it. Funny though...when I went in to get the lab results I was thinking, "There's NO way these can be positive. Dealing with HIV is enough. The... Read more »

Registered Nurse Case Manager LA

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First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has C

Posted by 1247
First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has Completed the NYC Marathon

My name is Richard M. Brodsky. I am HIV-positive and have terminal brain cancer, and I completed the November 2, 2003, NYC Marathon in 04:52. My purpose for running the... 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 in chemotherapy tx as well for the HD... Read more »