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How Can You Get Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV

Dear Dr. Dezube, My best friend and I have both survived HIV-related lymphoma. He recently was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma after a fistula was removed from his rectum. The pathology report said this might be HPV-related. He has not seen...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...I'm happy to hear that you both survived lymphoma. Anal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) is not that unusual in HIV-infected patients. Any HIV-infected patient is at risk of getting this type of cancer if (s)he is 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 »

Squamous Cell Carcinoma after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

I have been HIV+ for the last 17 yrs and have had full blown AIDS for ten yrs.I was treated for... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

...salivary gland cancers driving this increased rate include lymphoepithelial cell carcinoma (believed to be related to EBV) and squamous cell carcinoma . Overall, a more pronounced increase in the rate of nasopharyngeal cancers was seen, though... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Cancer Test Announced by UK Researchers: May Save Thousands of Gay Men

...analysis, the researchers concluded, "MCMs are promising biomarkers for improving detection of [anal intraepithelial neoplasia] and [squamous cell carcinoma] in anal cytology samples." "Anal cancer is a difficult disease to detect, and many... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

AIDS and Cancer: One Patient's Story

...has kept my CML at bay. With my HIV and CML under some form of control, what else could go wrong? In January 2002, I developed squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsil without really having any of the major risk factors for this type of cancer. The... 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 Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

I tested Positive, My boyfriend didnt, False positive?

Posted by ruraltgwoman, 1 Reply
I tested positive for HIV on 12/10. My boyfriend just got his results back today 12/21. His results came back negative. We have been having unprotected sex for the last 4 years and have been together for 5. I have only been wih him during that... Read more »

What is a T-Cell or CD4 Count?

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What Is a T-Cell or CD4 Count? Your T-cell count, also known as a CD4 count, reveals the number of T cells in your body. A T cell is a special kind of white blood cell, and the more you have, the stronger your immune system is. When you were... Read more »