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Do All People With Lymphoma Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet


... 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
Ask the Experts

A new hope? Lymphoma Drug Wakes Up Dormant HIV

A drug approved to treat lymphoma, Zolinza (vorinostat, SAHA) can wake up CD4 cells latently infected with HIV and render them vulnerable to antiretroviral (ARV) medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and...
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
...Perhaps. But more studies will have to be done in HIV infected people to determine whether this is a safe strategy. Read more »

about AIDS/cancer

my 27 yr old boyfriend has AIDS and has developed lymphoma. He has chemotherapy and anti-retroviral therapy, but his ART did not start until his cancer was detected. I know one can never be sure and that everyone is different, but what is his...
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
...Hard to say without knowing what his Cd4 count is and the type and extent of his lymphoma. Depending on the circumstances, people can have very good responses to HIV treatment and lymphoma treatment. Read more »

Chances of getting Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma?

Dear Dr. Daar, I've written to you a month or so ago about our 28-yr old son who learned last month he is HIV+. He had very recently contracted it and his labwork reported his CD4 at 190 and VL >750,000. Just three weeks later, his labwork resulted...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...While people with HIV are at increased risk of developing lymphoma there are many other explanations for what he is experiencing. While I would reassure him that lymphoma is unlikely, the bottom Read more »

Lymphoma or Ludicrous

Hi Drs.,I was exposed to HIV 5 months ago. During my first set of labs, I had a vl of over a million and Cd4 of 266. I have been on sustiva/truvada for two months now and my last labs indicated a vl of undetectable and cd4 of 539. My question is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(especially those nodes that are especially large and non-tender), the are also not an uncommon finding among otherwise healthy persons with HIV, even those who are on successful treatment regimens. I'd be quite surprised based on your symptoms... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

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

...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 AIDS-associated malignancies. Earlier in the AIDS... Read more »
Project Inform

Who Is At Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

...presented on the possible role of abnormal antibody fragments called immunoglobulin free light chains in predicting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people living with HIV. NHL is an AIDS-associated cancer. The risk for NHL increases as CD4... Read more »
The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

...National Cancer Institute reported that the rates of so-called "AIDS-defining malignancies," like Kaposi's sarcoma and non-Hodkgin lymphoma (NHL), have decreased over time in the United States while the cancer burden for other malignancies, like... Read more »
The Well Project


...Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society of America. (2001). Guidelines for the prevention of opportunistic infections in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus : Retrieved July 2003 from ... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies 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 »


Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...such thing... HIV'ers call people like myself worry wells and hypocondriacs. Let me introduce HTLV1 and HTLV2 Human t cell lymphoma 1-2 and its other varants. Let me stop the so called experts that write a lot of shit on these posts that they... Read more »

What is PML???

Posted by corkeesdad
...majority of the population carries the Polyomavirus JC, which is known as the JC virus, and it normally lays dormant until a person's immune system becomes weakened. This disease can occur in organ transplant patients, people undergoing chronic... Read more »