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Causes Of Nhl

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AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

... What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the
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10% NHL risk? Wow.

Hi Dr McGowan, Here: (http://www.thebody.com/content/art6066.html#anchor50580) it says 10% of HIVers will eventually develop this fatal condition. Is this true? It seems terribly high. I was infected in April 2008 and on meds in August 2008 and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear M.The numbers for NHL of course reflect a couple of factors: it may take many years for NHL to develop so the effects of HIV treatment advances may Read more »

HIV and Follicular NHL

My brother is 37 HIV positive now for 12yrs. He survived 3 1/2 years ago stage IV Hodgkins Disease after agressive ABVD chemotherapy. He has now been diagnosed with tumors in his mediastinum, Iliac, he has one pressing on his trachea and also has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cheryl,It would be difficult for me to shed any additional light on your brother's situation without first knowing the exact diagnosis (results of second biopsy). Certainly the prognosis of follicular Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is different from... Read more »

re: NHL and haart

referring to the man's question about whether or not to begin haart while on chemo for NHL:what ever happened to the approach of begining haart before chemo with the idea that it would melt the cancer away without even the need for chemo? i've seen...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your are correct that effective HIV therapy can be beneficial in patients with lymphoma but I am unaware of HAART alone 'melting' away non-Hodgkin's lymphoma either of the brain or elsewhere and I have even seen progression of the lymphoma despite... Read more »

HIV & NHL

I'm a 50 yo man VIH positive since 1992, cd4=970 VL=<0. My treatment is: Emtriva 200mg qid, Norvir 100mg bid, Lexiva 700mg bid, Viread 300mg qid. In 2001 I got NHL cd4=900 VL= <0 and was treated with CHOP, m-BACOD and Rituxan, my type of NHL was...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...relapses of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In your case, the biopsy of the lymph node will be the key to differentiating IRIS from NHL from anything else that could be causing the problem. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Linked to Lymphoma in Study

...that people chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) are nearly two times as likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). HBV is already known to cause liver cancer -- around 340,000 cases globally each year -- and some researchers... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in the development of lymphomas. The two major types are: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) Hodgkin's lymphoma (also called Hodgkin's disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Need Lymphoma Advice?

Posted by JCraig
...Hi all, 2 year+ NHL survivor here. Just to let you know, your local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society can hook you up 1 on 1 with a survivor who closely Read more »

do genital warts cause cancer in men

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
they do cause cervical cancer in women among other things. but its been stated that the warts are harmless to men? is that true? Read more »