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Does Hiv Cause Cancer

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Ask the Experts

Can hiv cause liver cancer

Hi,Can hiv cause liver cancer? My father was diagnized of aids in nov-2006. At that time he had a cd4 count of 23. He had pneumonia, jaundice and tb initially and he recovered from that and his cd4 count also gradually started to increase. In may...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...are increased in persons with low CD4 counts suggesting that the immune system plays an important role in liver disease and cancers. Since you father's CD4 count was low, that might have been a contributing factor.ThanksJoe Read more »

Does prolonged use of HIV drugs cause cancer??

Thank you for always being so upbeat in your advice. You sound like a positive person to be... Read more »

Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

... Since the availability of potent HIV therapy, cancers not related to AIDS have become more common than AIDS-defining cancers among people with HIV. This is particularly true of cancers Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should... Read more »
The Body

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

...meeting, researchers from the United States, France, Canada, and Romania presented findings on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported... Read more »
The Body PRO

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... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »