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Hiv And Colon Cancer

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HIV y cancer del colon

Quiero saber si chemotherapia interfiere con el tratamiento retroviral y si hay alguna predesposicion para cancer debido al HIV?. Tengo HIV (controlado desde 1996)y fui diagnosticada recientemente con cancer del colon, stage III (8 nodulos...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
Hola,En cuanto al uso de la quimioterapia conjuntamente con el tratamiento antirretroviral, deberas animar a tu mdico especialista en VIH y a tu onclogo a hablar de tu rgimen anti-VIH a la luz del rgimen quimioteraputico apropiado para el... Read more »

IBS or colon cancer?

I have been HIV positive for over a year now and have started my treatment January 2008 on atripla.... Read more »

Hemorrhoid bleeding versus colon cancer

Hello again,Recently have been diagnosed with HIV,low CD4 count, high VL.On Sustiva/Combivir.This... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colonization in Groin Linked to MRSA Infection in Adults With HIV

Researchers report that HIV-infected adults are more likely to have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections if the patients have a history of MRSA colonization in the groin or they have had a prior MRSA infection acquired from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

A new study finds that HIV-positive patients have a higher prevalence of colonic neoplasms and should be offered screening colonoscopy. "Although non-AIDS defining malignancies are rapidly increasing as HIV-infected subjects live longer, little is... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

HIV Raises Risk of Lung Cancer 70 Percent in Large U.S. Veterans Group

Having HIV infection raised the risk of lung cancer 70% in a study of more than 110,000 U.S. veterans, even after researchers accounted for the impact of smoking. 1 By itself, smoking boosted lung cancer risk more than 6 times. This large study... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cancer and HIV

Which Cancers Affect People With HIV? Does HIV Increase the Risk of Cancer? Is Cancer a Sign of Accelerated Aging in People With HIV? How Can People With HIV Reduce Their Risk of Cancer? For More Information Which Cancers Affect People... Read more »
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Colon Biopsy results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having blood in my stool and recently had a colonoscopy performed. It revealed inflammation. The microscopic finding was moderate infiltration of lymphoid cells and no Granulomata or parasites. Does anyone know if this is consistent with... 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 the November 2, 2003, NYC Marathon in 04:52. My purpose for running the... Read more »

HIV / Cancer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have gone through two diagnoses within a few months of each other this year: HIV + and Lymphoma (Hodgkins Disease). I have been treated for the HIV since my dx in April, and doing fine so far. I am currently in chemotherapy tx as well for the HD... Read more »