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Hiv And Prostate Cancer

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HIV + and Prostate Cancer

Dr. Bob, Have you had any experience with how HIV positive men do with Prostate removal. I have CA in 30 % of my prostate, a gleason scale of 3+. My CD4 runs around 550 and unfortunately my viral load hovers around 1,500. It will not go to 0 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your recovery from surgery and risk of complications is no different than someone who is HIV negative.Regarding your persistently detectable HIV plasma viral load, I assume you've had a resistance test (genotype/phenotype) Read more »

HIV and Prostate Cancer

I have Prostate Cancer and HIV.Will the combination of Combivir and Sustiva raise the level of male... Read more »

Prostate Cancer and HIV; how will the cancer affect my HIV?

I have been recently been diagnosed with the early stages of prostrae cancer. I am HIV+ and have... Read more »
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Project Inform

Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

...living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative counterparts. Interestingly, HIV-positive men seemed to have a lower risk of prostate cancer than HIV-negative men of the same age, race and ethnicity over the 11-year study. There's some evidence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Seeks HIV Test for Presidential Candidates

...Miyanda said. "Their choice of HIV/AIDS for legislation is discriminatory because there are other equally serious diseases such as prostate cancer and obesity which may lead to sudden heart attack," Miyanda said, adding that such legislation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Increased Risk of Some Cancers Among HIV-Positive People in U.S.

...spread of human papillomavirus, which is known to cause anal cancer, among men who have sex with men The study also found that prostate cancer was less common among HIV-positive people compared with the general population. Researchers explained... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...cancer) and for common cancers that do not appear to occur more frequently in HIV-positive people (including breast, colon, and prostate cancer). Bone problems: An easy and painless test called DEXA scanning can help you and your health care... Read more »
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Coping Class 401-B

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...who's son has HIV. Check out this timeline friend Jan2004 Mom dx with breast cancer, radiation Jun 2004 Dad diagnosed with prostate cancer,radiation January 2005, wife diagnosed with 3 inch breast tumor, mastectomy, chemo, radiation March... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

When do i start treatment????

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I am 23 and have recently been diagnosed with hiv about three weeks ago. I am located in Australia and am working closely with my doctor and dietian ... My query is, do the treatment Read more »

Some advice for those in the window period

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...happy. Think about it, most likely you will face this situation again! When's the next time you will need to go to the doctor? Prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer, liver cancer, heart disease, heart attack,... Read more »