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Dealing With Lymphoma When You Are Hiv Positive

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Lymphoma and new HIV Diagnosis

I was diagnosed with Follicular Lymphoma B cell in December. I am scheduled to start Chemo treatments in a week. I also had an HIV test as my CD4 count was low and the doctor was concerned. It turns out I'm HIV positive with CD4 of 19 and a viral...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello, and thanks for posting. There is certainly hope in your situation, even with a dual diagnosis of AIDS and lymphoma. You are scheduled to receive a standard treatment for lymphoma and should also commence therapy for HIV infection. Read more »

hiv and non hogdkin's lymphoma

My husband was diagnosed in dec '04 with non hodgkin's lymphoma.after his 7th chemo his wbc dropped... Read more »

Lymphoma and HIV

I have been diagnosed with HIV CD4 255 VL 145,000 within the last 6 months. I think I may have... Read more »
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Treatment of AIDS Lymphoma (AIDS-NHL)

...Several interesting presentations about potential advances in the treatment of AIDS-related non-Hodgkin's lymphoma were made. This disease has been plagued with a high rate of incomplete responses as well as a high rate of relapse with... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Systemic Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Persons with HIV Infection

...important. Indeed HIV-associated cancers have already emerged as a leading cause of death among patients with AIDS. 1 Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL) are the two most prominent... Read more »
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 10, 2010

...Epivir to Emtriva and Back? OTHER HEALTH ISSUES & HIV/AIDS   Could Reinfection Have Caused My Boyfriend's Lymphoma? My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with lymphoma. He's on HIV meds with an undetectable viral load, while... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. AIDS-related lymphoma is sometimes called Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). In 1985, the Centers for Disease Control added... Read more »
Connect With Others

lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is this condition related only to hiv/aids Read more »

HIV and Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm wondering if anyone out there is struggling with the double whammy of HIV and non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. I'm trying to connect to share information, etc., or just for general support. 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 matches your stats. I am a First Connection volunteer and am lucky Read more »

Pulmonary lymphoma

Posted by jayne
...into intensive care on Tuesday 29th (lost loads of weight again; needed 10 litres of oxygen ); I was told he now has pulmonary Lymphoma. He started chemo yesterday....It all seems to happen so suddenly, from playing tennis to being in intensive... Read more »