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Cervical Cancer Statistics

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two-Thirds of South African Women at Risk for Cervical Cancer

The head of the National Health Laboratory Service and of anatomical pathology at Witwatersrand University is warning of a rise in human papillomavirus (HPV)-related diseases among South African women. Martin Hale said data from the World Health... Read more »
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Pilot Program Increases Cervical Cancer Screening by 42% Among Women Living With HIV

A simple, multidisciplinary quality improvement program dramatically increased cervical cancer screening rates among HIV-infected women at a St. Louis clinic, according to a study presented at IDWeek 2012. The findings suggest that low-cost... 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 link... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Shocking Condom Statistics

URL: http://www.epigee.org/guide/condomfaq.html#stdDo condoms protect against sexually transmitted disease? Latex or polyurethane (plastic) condoms are useful in helping to prevent certain diseases, such as HIV and gonorrhea. However, they are less...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Neighbor!The statement that "one in three AIDS victims will contract the disease from an infected partner despite 100 per cent use of condoms" is pure doggy do-do! This is not a statistic; it's a piece of propaganda for folks... Read more »

I had cervical cancer; Am I more prone to other cancers?

I had cervical cancer (I am HIV positive) and I would like to know if that is an open door to develop other cancers or for my original cancer to metastasize. Does cervical cancer mean you are prone to breast or other cancers? Thank you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Cervical cancer is typically caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). You may be more prone to diseases caused by the HPV virus (e.g. anal cancer, warts). It's important that your health care provider check... Read more »

My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers?

My daughter has been HIV positive for 7 years. In the summer she had a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer and one chemo treatment. They did not do any more chemo as the results after one treatment was almost devastational. Her CD4 count is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a good question-- If someone had one cancer, are they at higher risk for more cancers?The answer to this is "maybe". Your daughter is at risk of having the cervical cancer recur. To minimize this risk, it is important that she... Read more »

HPV Anal Cancer Statistics

There are a series of statistics that are reported over and over again regarding the incidence of colon-rectal cancer among men: 0.9 out of 100,000 for all men; 35 out of 100,000 for MSM non-HIV, and 70 out of 100,000 for MSM with HIV. The comments...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I know about as much as what you quoted. Part of the problem is that rectal pap smears for detection of HPV associated anal carcinoma are still not routinely performed in MSM. Thus, we don't have good numbers, only insight from smaller studies.... Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... 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 »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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1 in 500 statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello thank you for taking the time to read this , could someone please tell me where the statistic came from that says that there is a one chance in 500 in getting hiv from a female to male transmission. i am concerned as i had unprotected sex with... Read more »