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HIV & Chemotherapy

I read about someone having chemotherapy and they eradicated Hepatitis C from their body and they no longer have it. This got me thinking about HIV since both are viruses. I contacted the Hepatitis C Association, and here is their response: The...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...treatment for hepatitis C can effectively eradicate the virus from many persons, this outcome still eludes those infected with HIV.Nevertheless, here's hoping for improved strategies in the future.BY Read more »

HIV Meds interferring with Chemotherapy

My brother was diagnosed with HIV 20 years ago and has had some Aids defining illnesses recently.... Read more »

Chemotherapy and HIV tests

I'm starting treatment for stage III anal cancer. Both my HIV and cancer drs tell me that my immune... Read more »
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McGill University

A New Weapon in the War Against HIV-AIDS: Combined Antiviral and Targeted Chemotherapy

...HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current Highly Active Retroviral (HAART) treatments. This radical new therapy would make it possible... Read more »
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Antiretroviral Chemotherapy: Pathogenesis of Primary HIV Infection (Oral Abstract Session 24)

... The Presence of HLA-B*5701, -DRB1*0701, and -DQ3 Is Highly Predictive of Hypersensitivity to the HIV Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor Abacavir Abstract 91 Authored by S. Mallal 1 , D. Nolan 1 , C. Witt 2 , G. Masel 1, 2 Read more »
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Antiretroviral Chemotherapy: Pathogenesis of Primary HIV Infection (Oral Abstract Session 24)

... Are Episodes of Transient Viremia ("Blips" in HIV RNA) Predictive of Virologic Failure in Heavily Treatment-Experienced Patients? Abstract 93 Authored by D. Havlir 1 , R. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

In Lab Experiment, Two Cancer Drugs Successfully Stop HIV

...experiments, "University of Minnesota researchers say they have found a potential new treatment for HIV, using a mixture of two anti-cancer drugs that are already on the market," Star Tribune reports. In the lab, drugs gemcitabine and... 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 »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

HIV antibodies - always detectable?

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
I've read that the window period for most people is 3 months after exposure and the rest of the people will show antibodies at 6 months - im confused over this cause ive read that a supressed immune system will mess up results but does it mean no... Read more »