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Hiv And Prostate Cancer

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HIV and Prostate Cancer

I have Prostate Cancer and HIV.Will the combination of Combivir and Sustiva raise the level of male testosterone....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The combination of Combivir and Sustiva is one of the most effective anti-HIV regimens. It should NOT affect your testosterone level so you need not worry about this.As HIV-infected patients are living longer these days, we are seeing more and more... Read more »

HIV + and Prostate Cancer

Dr. Bob, Have you had any experience with how HIV positive men do with Prostate removal. I have... Read more »

HIV Prostate Cancer Survivor dealing with Lipodystrophy

Have recently gained alot of body fat & because I had my prostate removed succesfully 2 years... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Women Living With HIV Skip Pap Test Despite Increased Risk for Cervical Cancer, Study Finds

Nearly one in four women living with HIV did not receive an annual Pap test in the year prior to being interviewed, according to a study published in the Aug. 1, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters reports. Women with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Probes Risks of HIV, Prostate, Other Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration's latest Adverse Event Reporting System update indicates the agency is investigating potential safety issues associated with the HIV drug Kaletra and several other medications. FDA said it is tracking reports of... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Personal Perspective -- The Good Patient: Fighting Anal Cancer

Five years ago, at age 50, my doctor suggested Iget an anal Pap smear. "What's that?" I asked.She told me it was a test for precancerouslesions caused by HPV (human papillomavirus),and that any gay man with HIV should have onedone on a regular... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

Since the availability of potent HIV therapy, cancers not related to AIDS have become more common than AIDS-defining cancers among people with HIV. This is particularly true of cancers with a known infectious cause, such as anal and cervical cancers... Read more »
Connect With Others

Enlarged Prostate

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Another symptom - an enlarged prostate. How many of you guys out there have had this symptom? I felt a slight swelling situation around my anus, investigated, and felt a skin covered golfball inside. Jeez!!! I know the best advice is to see a... Read more »

Prostatitis - Is it a symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was just wondering because about once every few weeks, for about 3-4 seconds, I get this excrutiating pain behind my scrotum, where the prostate is. I dont know if this is prostatitis, but I'd like to know if it is, then is it a symptom of hiv? I... 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 »