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Dealing With Cancer When You Are Hiv Positive

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Ask the Experts

Breast cancer in HIV-positive men; how common is it?

Dear Bruce, Is male breast cancer common in AIDS patients? Thanks
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Breast cancer in HIV-positive men is exceedingly RARE. The vast majority of HIV-positive men who have breast masses do NOT have male breast Read more »

Breast Cancer in HIV positive woman

I am a public health nurse contacting you on behalf of a female client. She has HIV, Hep C and was... Read more »

Chemotherapy and radiation for anal cancer? Can HIV positive patients get these therapies?

Are chemotherapy and radiation for anal cancer contraindicated in HIV positive patients? Read more »
Articles
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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Lung Cancer in HIV-Positive HAART Users

...(HAART) has greatly reduced deaths from AIDS-related infections. Since the introduction of HAART in high-income countries, some cancers associated with HIV, such as Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and lymphoma inside the brain, appear to be decreasing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal Cancer Prevention in HIV-Positive Men and Women

...men who have sex with men, and possibly in HIV-positive women," Palefsky wrote. He noted that anal cancer, unlike most other malignancies found among the HIV-positive population, "is potentially preventable, using methods similar to those used to... Read more »
Project Inform

Risk for Invasive Anal Cancer High Among HIV-Positive People

...cancer is 59-times higher among MSM and nearly 7-times higher in HIV-positive women. This reiterates and underscores the rise of cancers with infectious causes among people living with HIV. Project Inform has reported on this condition from both... Read more »
Connect With Others

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has C

Posted by 1247
...First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has Completed the NYC Marathon My name is Richard M. Brodsky. I am HIV-positive and have terminal brain cancer, and I completed Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

Posted by soimnotalone, 3 Replies
...Is there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »