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Hiv And Testicular Cancer

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testicular cancer and aids????????

my friend has had hiv since 1984 and he had a swollen testical so went to the dr and come to find out it was seminoma and was removed thankfully it was localized but the question i have is since he is on all these meds can there be a connection as...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Probably true-true and unrelated. It is one of the most common tumors of the testes in non-HIV infected men.MH... Read more »

CD4 Counts & Radiation for testicular cancer

I'm a 38-year old male that was diagnosed as HIV+ in 2003. My CD4 counts have averaged... Read more »

regular self testicular and/or breast examinations

Dear Dr. Young.I have very often read what You counsel about performing regular self testicular... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

What Is a "Malignancy"? The word malignancy means a cancer. Specifically, cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that divide uncontrollably and may spread to other parts of the body. There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Meds Protect Against Doubled Cancer Risk in Positive Men

Italian researchers determined that men with HIV have approximately twice the risk of getting non-AIDS-defining cancers (NADCs) compared to the general public, but antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) can protect the body from the risk. The researchers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Is No Barrier to Successful Liver Transplant for Cancer Treatment

Research from Italy indicates that HIV infection does not preclude liver transplant as treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and is not a predictor of survival rates after transplant. HCC is the most common type of liver cancer and can be... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the link... Read more »
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microlitiasis testicular

Posted by javi23, 1 Reply
hola buenas!
en febrero me detectaron microcalcificaciones bilaterales (microlitiasis) en las que en el test izq se aprecian 8 puntos y en el dercho unos 13 o 14 mi preocupacion es por el mayor riesgo a poder dssarrollar cancer respecto a los demas... Read more »

First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has C

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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 »