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Hiv Related Cancers

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hiv related cancer

I have read online about certain cancers such as non-Hodgkins lymphoma that hiv-ers are much more prone to than the negative population.It seems that as we live longer we are increasingly killed by hiv-related cancer. As I get older should my...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Many cancers, not just the AIDS defining malignancies(which are typically virus related) are more common in persons with HIV. The biggest risk factors for many cancers are age (except testicular cancer) and, of course, smoking. Obesity and heavy... Read more »

Relation of cancer to hiv

I was just diagnosed with possible pre cancerous cells on my cervix.Iwas diagnosed with hiv about 8... Read more »

HIV negative, but AIDS related cancer

I first suspected that I was HIV positive in 1995 due to persistent swollen lymph nodes. However,... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV-Related Cancers: Emerging Trends and Management Issues

...Dr. Alexandra Levine, from the University of Southern California, gave a comprehensive overview of HIV-related malignancies, including Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and anogenital cancers. Kaposi's sarcoma The evidence Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV-Related Cancers in the Age of HAART

...Over the past ten years, an incredible amount of progress has been made in the management of cancers associated with HIV. Not surprisingly, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has had the most significant impact, not only in bringing down Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

New Hope: AIDS Malignancy Consortium Offers New Hope to People with AIDS-related Cancer

...cancer? Dr. David Aboulafia: Let me first say this is not a clinic per se. Virginia Mason has always had a large number of HIV-infected patients who receive care for lymphoma. But what we received a grant for -- and this is really a grant for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa Lacks Skills, Money to Fight AIDS-Related Cancer: Expert

...cancer conference in Cape Town, an expert said AIDS-related cancers are on the rise in Africa. "There is such a huge amount of HIV in Africa that HIV-associated cancers have also increased in prevalence," said Ian Magrath of the International... Read more »
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KS Experts needed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I hope some experts out there can shed some light. I would be most appreciative. Here's the lowdown: I'm 38. I've been HIV+ for 16 years. My health is very good. My T cell count has remained more or less consistent over the years. About 550... Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...As many of you know, I was diagnosed with HIV in September 1984; but, as with many others, I probably was initially infected years earlier. I started AZT in 1994, then DDC, Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Moving on? How?

Posted by crazy_person, 5 Replies
...came upon me after a low-risk encounter with a person of unknown status. These symptoms are a constant reminder that I have HIV - even though I don't. It doesn't help that when you look up symptomatic HIV on the internet, my symptoms fall exactly... Read more »