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Hiv Malignancies

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HIV & Malignant Melanoma

Hello and thank you ALL for your contributions to this forum.I'm a 33yo male. In December, 2003 I tested HIV-Negative. In September, 2004 I tested HIV-Positive with no co-infection.I began monitoring the status of my HIV infection and was advised to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...You are having to deal with a lot. I have had other patients who have had to confront both HIV and malignant melanoma. It is not clear they are related but I would not be surprised if they are in some way.Control of your Read more »

HIV & Bladder Cancer

I was tested positive in 2009 and just a week ago, my doctor confrmed that I have adenocarcinoma of... Read more »

Hiv with Throat Cancer (LATE DIAGNOSIS OF HIV AND RESULTING OPPORTUNISTIC COMPLICATIONS, 2010)

Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well... Read more »
Articles
The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

...on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported that the rates of so-called "AIDS-defining malignancies," like Kaposi's sarcoma and... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

...by a healthy immune system. However, in someone with AIDS, they can produce major infections and causedeath. All AIDS-related cancers are caused by viruses that are usually harmless in people with healthy immune systems. The bottom line is that... Read more »
The Body PRO

Incidence of Non-AIDS-Defining Malignancies in Persons With HIV

... HIV-related immunodeficiency is well known to dramatically increase the incidence of specific cancers, which have therefore been regarded as AIDS-defining malignancies (ADM). These include Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma Read more »
The Body PRO

Aging HIV-Infected Population at Risk for Malignancies Despite HAART

...Kaposi's sarcoma occurred in men who were more likely to be HAART-untreated than the whole cohort. The four patients with lung cancer were smokers, and half were women. Four patients were diagnosed with lymphoma, and single cases of colon cancer,... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

Jackie!!! Help.... Lymph Nodes Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The doctor said they are non-specific and I have chronic inflammation of the salivary glands. Does this non-specific rule out HIV? Would glands swollen from that have had some kind of distinctive pattern or something? I have had testing out to... Read more »