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Hiv And Brain Cancer

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HIV+ / brain cancer marathon runner-- Too bad we don't choose our fatal disease

I have been HIV positive for 5.5 years. During that time period my viral load has almost always been undetectable. I never had any opportunistic infections during the past 5.5 years. I recently wrote a book pleading to get AIDS medicine out to...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...lifted. I can't explain why your CD4 counts have risen, but I've seen this happen. Most likely your glioma is NOT related to your HIV disease, but that said, several articles have been published on gliomas in HIV-infected patients. I'm often... Read more »

Brain Cancers in AIDS Infected Patients

Are their any particular kinds of brain cancers that people with AIDS are more prone to? My brother... Read more »

Dr. Bob I Really Hate It

Dear Dr. Bob, I really, really hate it when I read on here that someone has tested negative for HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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...death. A normally-functioning immune system plays a role in limiting the occurrence of cancer. Due to immune suppression, HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to several kinds of cancer, three of which lead to an AIDS diagnosis: Kaposi's... Read more »
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AIDS Defining Conditions

...treatment educator at a local AIDS service organization or call an AIDS information line such as the Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Hotline at 800-822-7422. Candidiasis of bronchi, trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal ... Read more »
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HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc -- youll find me along with my African friends. I keep thinking how fortunate Ive been. HIV, hernia, brain cancer, broken shoulder, blood clot, hernia again -- it just doesnt get any better. What I really mean is this:... 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 »

Husband is bisexual

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...oral sex and watching other men have sex] for quite a while. I only found out that he is bisexual when he found out he has HIV. I don't know what to do now. I think I still love him but I'm so angry I can't stand it. We have been married for... Read more »


Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »