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Cancer And Hiv

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...follow-up procedures, and the fear, cost and pain involved in pursuing small cell changes, called dysplasias. In addition, most health insurance policies do not cover anal pap smears. Recently, the relationship between HPV, anal cancer and HIV has received more research and media attention. The direct link between cervical cancer and HPV has been known for some time, and gynecologists typically perform a simple HPV test along with the...
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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 »

Relation of cancer to hiv

I was just diagnosed with possible pre cancerous cells on my cervix.Iwas diagnosed with hiv about 8 months ago. I was wondering if the two are related in any way
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for cervical cancer is increased in HIV+ persons. Cervical dysplasia is listed in the CDC HIV Classification System as a Category B Symptomatic Condition. Read more »

Prostate Cancer and HIV; how will the cancer affect my HIV?

I have been recently been diagnosed with the early stages of prostrae cancer. I am HIV+ and have been for the past 11 years. My CD4-cells are in the 400 to 600 range and my viral load is around 4000. These readings have been consistant for the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...For the most part, the HIV and the prostate cancer are unrelated. Having both diseases my just be a coincidence. A Gleason score of 6 is a good number; it means your cancer may Read more »

salivary gland cancer and hiv/aids

how common is salivary gland cancer in the hiv/aids community.i recently had surgery to remove what i/the surgeon thought to be a small cyst just below my ear.imagine my surprise when i find he'd removed a plugged salivary gland.i won't even begin...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...I'm not clear from your question as to whether or not you've been diagnosed with cancer. You say the "labs came back negative". If you don't have cancer (and only a pathologist can say for sure), then there is no Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancer and HIV -- Trends in the United States

...antiretroviral therapy: a 20-year cohort study. AIDS . 2009 Jan 2;23(1):41-50. Bonnet F and ChĂȘne G. Evolving emidemiology of malignancies in HIV. Current Opinion in Oncology. 2008 Sep;20(5):534-40. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Increased Risk of Some Cancers Among HIV-Positive People in U.S.

...people in the U.S., many of whom are living longer because of antiretroviral drugs, are at an increased risk for certain types of cancers, according to a study published Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine , Reuters reports. The... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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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 »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
...cell ph 516-770-7724 or at or E-mail: HIVers & cancer survivors were running marathons Me, theyre calling me, how can that be. And now the American flag is being raised... Read more »