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How Can Nhl Be Prevented

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AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

... What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lymphoma? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the
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10% NHL risk? Wow.

Hi Dr McGowan, Here: (http://www.thebody.com/content/art6066.html#anchor50580) it says 10% of HIVers will eventually develop this fatal condition. Is this true? It seems terribly high. I was infected in April 2008 and on meds in August 2008 and...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear M.The numbers for NHL of course reflect a couple of factors: it may take many years for NHL to develop so the effects of HIV treatment advances may Read more »

HIV and Follicular NHL

My brother is 37 HIV positive now for 12yrs. He survived 3 1/2 years ago stage IV Hodgkins Disease after agressive ABVD chemotherapy. He has now been diagnosed with tumors in his mediastinum, Iliac, he has one pressing on his trachea and also has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cheryl,It would be difficult for me to shed any additional light on your brother's situation without first knowing the exact diagnosis (results of second biopsy). Certainly the prognosis of follicular Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is different from... Read more »

NHL Twice & survived; Can I stay on growth hormone; my doctor gives me free rein.

Please clarify growth hormone (GH) use after lymphoma. You mentioned in an earlier respone that you do not recommend GH for your non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients becuse you feel it may create tumors. What if a patient is wasting? Would you limit the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I, in general, do not use growth hormone in my cancer patients because of the concern that it could create tumors. The most important order of the day for you (as I see it) is to do everything humanly possible to ensure that your lymphoma does not... Read more »

Stage IV of NHL

First let me thank you in advance for taking time to answer my question. I've recently been diagnosed with Stage IV NHL. Do people with HIV survive this stage?Also, do you think if is a good idea to start HIV meds at the same time of my chemo...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Yes and Yes. Most people with HIV present with stage IV disease when they develop Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL). I have seen NHL begin to melt away in some patients started on HIV medications before chemotherapy was even begun. This is Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Cancers

...Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) may play a role in the development of lymphomas. The two major types are: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) Hodgkin's lymphoma (also called Hodgkin's disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

What Is PEPFAR? Drug Approval 5-Year Goals, Progress and Budgets The Bottom Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

Table of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets and... Read more »
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Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
Hello I'm an outreach worker in Pierson, Florida and I'm looking for a Hispanic teen or adult who lives near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Need Lymphoma Advice?

Posted by JCraig
...Hi all, 2 year+ NHL survivor here. Just to let you know, your local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society can hook you up 1 on 1 with a survivor who closely Read more »