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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 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 »

poorly-differentiated carcinoma/cancer of unknown primary-- what is it?

What would positive keratin stains and negative S-100 stains indicate in cancer of unknown primary?... Read more »
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Anal Cancer Still a Risk to HIV-Infected Men Who Have Receptive Anal Intercourse

...The incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma is higher in gay men, presumably because receptive anal intercourse increases exposure to and infection by human papillomavirus Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...active antiretroviral therapy) has decreased overall mortality from HIV, it has not reduced the incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). 4 And, since it is spread through sexual skin-to-skin contact, condom use only partially reduces... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...and clear their infection, while others suffer disease ranging from chronic liver inflammation to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Co-factors probably also determine why some smokers develop lung cancer while others do not ( Evans . Yale... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Are Opportunistic Diseases?

...the bronchi, lung, or esophagus Histoplasmosis (disseminated or outside the lungs) Immunoblastic lymphoma Invasive cervical carcinoma (cancer) Isosporiasis in the intestines lasting for more than one month Kaposi's Sarcoma Lymphoma (primary... 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 Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...patient who suffers from TB and who is also HIV-positive is today considered an AIDS patient. A woman who suffers from cervical carcinoma is today considered an AIDS patient, and so is a patient with a lymphoma. If they have antibodies against... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate? Read more »