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Hiv And Chemotherapy

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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
Hello and thanks for your post.Unfortunately, while combination 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... Read more »

HIV and Chemotherapy...Potential interactions?

Doc:I have have learned so much from THEBODY.COM in this past year since I learned I was positive.... Read more »

Bladder cancer treatment in an HIV positive patient. How do HIV drugs and chemotherapy go together?

My husband has been diagnosed with Stage 3-4 Bladder cancer. So far there is no evidence that the... 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. Bassett 2 , V. DeGruttola 2 , S. Hammer 3 , R. Gulick 4 , and J. Mellors... Read more »
McGill University

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

A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current... Read more »
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The 52nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC 2012)

HIV Status Tied to Greater Risk of Death Following Heart Attack, Large Examination of Hospital Records Finds HIV-infected people who are hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) are significantly more likely to die than their... Read more »
HIV i-Base

52nd International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), 9-12 September 2012, San Francisco

The annual ICAAC conferences tend to have such a reduced focus on HIV in recent years that i-Base rarely prioritises attending this meeting. Also, unlike most HIV meetings, only limited access is provided to abstracts and presentations. This is... Read more »
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just finished rchop chemotherapy and hiv tested.

Posted by lymphomapatient, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I just finished my 8th round of r-chop chemotherapy for NHL (DLBCL). Last friday was my last session, last prednisone was tuesday this week (3 days ago). Today (6/24/2011) I decided to get tested for HIV since all I ever read about online was... Read more »

Military pilot with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Thank you for providing this forum. I tested positive for HIV in
February of this year. I began three drug therapy immediately and
my last test for viral loadon 7 April indicated that the virus
was at undetectable levels. I am quite thankful for... Read more »

HIV-Negative AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i keep seeing comments about idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia, does anyone know what it is and it seems odd that people would have low t-cells without detection of HIV. what causes it? inquiring minds want to know Read more »

Herbal HIV Suppressant

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just to let you know ! I know of a company in Thailand that has an Herbal HIV Suppressant that has been clinically tested and proven to reduce the viral count by TWO THIRDS. It has been around for ten years PLEASE check it out at
www.pureherbal.com ... Read more »