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How Can Squamous Cell Carcinoma Be Prevented

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squamous cell carcinoma/AIDS-- why are my blood counts depleted?

I have AIDS, and recently diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma. I am being treated with radiation and chemotherapy. My hemoglobin keeps dropping to around 9, as well as my platlets are nearly depleted. Any reasons for this? cd4=575/viral load...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
What you are describing is very typical. Both chemotherapy and radiation work by killing off cancer cells. Unfortunately neither therapy is a 100% selective. This means that although they kill off cancer cells, they also kill off (to a lesser... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma / I. from SA

Dear Doctor,I refer to the mails of 24 Nov. when I wrote that I was diagnosed with aquamous cell... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma- What does this all mean?

what does this mean and what is the prognosis in laymans language??Microscopic exam of the fine... Read more »
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Anal Cancer Still a Risk to HIV-Infected Men Who Have Receptive Anal Intercourse

The incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma is higher in gay men, presumably because receptive anal intercourse increases exposure to and infection by human papillomavirus (HPV). There are multiple types of HPV. The early changes in the rectal... Read more »
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Antiviral Therapy for Prevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Chronic Hepatitis C: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials

Researchers at Copenhagen University, Denmark, conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to determine whether antiviral therapy for treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection reduces the risk of... Read more »
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No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Important results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased... Read more »
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No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased CD4 counts... Read more »
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told that I have the following type of skin cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma. I have been positive since 1989 and my counts are good at this time. I would like to hear from anyone out there who has had the same cancer and how they are... Read more »

CBC test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if you can tell anything from a CBC test? Do they do T-Cell counts? How about white blood counts? Would they be low in someone infected for quite a while? I have tested neg after 6 months but had a physical done recently and... Read more »

16 tcells has anybody on here ever been that low?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found out my t cells are 16 and i will not be able to start meds till mid march. Has anybody on here been as low as 16 t cells and how did you rebound and how high are your t cells now. I'm taking Dapsone now to prevent PCP.

Any... Read more »