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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 Read more »

HIV & Bladder Cancer

I was tested positive in 2009 and just a week ago, my doctor confrmed that I have adenocarcinoma of... Read more »

sinusitis and hiv

I tested negative for hiv at the 4.5 month mark in september. When I went to my doctor for the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...muscular dystrophy, or spinal cord injury]. Chronic lung disease (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] and cystic fibrosis) Heart disease (such as congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure and coronary artery... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...(2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...Manual of HIV Therapeutics, Second Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. Scadden D.T. (2003). AIDS-related malignancies. Annual Review of Medicine 54:285. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... 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 Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

What if I tell you that...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...mind will find its answers. I want to share with you this other situation. I wanted to understand how fortunate I am in being hiv positive, compared to those who have been given less time. So I went to a childrens hospice. There I found the real... Read more »