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Hiv And Burkitt's Disease

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Non-Hodkins Lymphoma Burkitts-like recurrence; Is it too late?

My father was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Burkitts-like) about a month and a half ago. They did an HIV test at the time because his immune system was so low and found that he was positive. My father is 78 and has been married to my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear concerned daughter: I'm sorry to hear about your dad's tumor and the fact that it recurred. Clearly the presence of tumor cells in the spinal fluid is a very serious complication from the cancer. Also as your note implies, it is... Read more »

Burkitt's and longevity

Hi,I was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma and told that I was HIV+ in the fall. My... Read more »

Burkitt's Lymphoma and T-cells

Hi,I was diagnosed with Burkitt's Lymphoma and told that I was HIV+ in October. My Oncologist... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic... Read more »
TheBody.com

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Out Bone Disease Prevalence in the HIV-Positive Population Defining Low Bone Mineral Density Causes of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis in HIV-Positive People Screening for Bone Disease Debate: DXA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

As HIV Vaccine Conference Opens, Experts Appeal for Sustained Commitment to Global Fight Against Disease

Experts, gathered for the start of a four-day conference on HIV vaccines in Paris, called upon donors to maintain their funding support for the fight against HIV/AIDS despite the global economy, Agence France-Presse reports. "The financial crisis... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Human Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS Vaccine Needed to Find "Magic Formula" Against Disease, Opinion Piece Says

The notion that federal funding for HIV vaccine research should be redirected to HIV/AIDS treatment is a "very pessimistic view" of the possibility of a successful vaccine, David Baltimore, president emeritus at the California Institute of... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/HEP C/ Burkitt's lymphoma/ I WIN ALLTHREE

Posted by AaronK, 1 Reply
Infected at birth during transfusion in 83. Diagnosed in 88. 1997-2000 i was on and off meds-2000-2006 i was off medications. in 2006 i was diagnosed with Hep C, with 7tcells and with 60,000 virus count. after 7 months I was HIV Undetectable. Tcells... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

HIV a DISEASE or a CONDITION

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
SO WHAT IS IT???

This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..

WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?!

"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease.

Here is the article that critizes these ads.

HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience
By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »