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Carcinoma And Hiv

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Basal Cell Carcinoma and HIV

I just recently had basal cell carcinoma (BCC) removed from my upper back.I read that BCC is more common in people who have HIV and may occur in places not readily recieving sunlight.I was wondering if there is a connection between BCC and HIV....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is a form of skin cancer and is usually related to sun exposure. It is not as dangerous as melanoma. I believe that Basal Cell Cancers are both more frequent and more aggressive in HIV-positive patients than in... Read more »

Basal Cell Carcinoma and HIV

I just received a diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma on my left arm. The dermatologist assured me... Read more »

Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV

Dear Dr. Dezube, My best friend and I have both survived HIV-related lymphoma. He recently was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Executive Director: Let's End PMTCT by World Cup 2014

In a New Vision opinion piece , UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe describes the opportunity the World Cup presents to talk openly about HIV: Not only does "a celebrated sporting event such as the World Cup ... encourage the spread of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiviral Therapy for Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Chronic Hepatitis C: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials

Researchers at Copenhagen University, Denmark, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to determine whether antiviral therapy for treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection reduces the risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Free Condoms Rolled Out for World Cup Hotel Guests

About 100 hotels nationwide are offering World Cup visitors free condoms delivered to their rooms. "We are distributing 1 million condoms across the country," said Kai Crooks-Chissano, 2010 project manager at the South African Business Coalition on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Harnessing World Cup to Change Children's Lives

Alongside next year's World Cup, the "Football for Hope" festival will be training children and teens in South Africa how to play soccer, and how to avoid HIV/AIDS. More than 30 organizations chosen for their success in addressing social issues will... Read more »
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told that I have the following type of skin cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma. I have been positive since 1989 and my counts are good at this time. I would like to hear from anyone out there who has had the same cancer and how they are... Read more »

threatened with hiv

Posted by regretidiotz, 2 Replies
i was at a cafe haing a cup of morning coffe today. a man approached me to ask for some money for dental treatment. i refused and he actually took out a syringe and claimed that he has aids and will inject me with it if i don't give him money. i was... Read more »


Posted by TrueOptimist, 3 Replies
I know there is a lot of people who are uneducated about HIV and think just because they drank out of the same cup as someone they are at "high risk" for contracting HIV.Trust me I know for I have run across these idiots,with all due respect some of... Read more »

What are you!

Posted by franfrog, 3 Replies
This is just too great not to pass on....You will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again...

A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how... Read more »