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How Is Cervical Cancer Treated ?

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My daughter was treated for cervical cancer. Is she at greater risk for more cancers?

My daughter has been HIV positive for 7 years. In the summer she had a hysterectomy due to cervical cancer and one chemo treatment. They did not do any more chemo as the results after one treatment was almost devastational. Her CD4 count is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...one cancer, are they at higher risk for more cancers?The answer to this is "maybe". Your daughter is at risk of having the cervical cancer recur. To minimize this risk, it is important that she take her new HIV-meds and that she stays on them. ... Read more »

vaccine for Cervical cancer/HPV?

I was listening to some coverage of the 25years of AIDS or related program and thought they... Read more »

Cervical Cancer resources

I would like a good resource for information on HIV and treatment of cervical cancer, in particular... Read more »
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HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

...known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, or CIN. It's well known that this is a lesion that has the potential to progress to cervical cancer. We have a pap smear screening system in place now, which is designed to detect the high-grade... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

News Outlets Examine HIV Vaccine Research, Cervical Cancer Screening Data Presented at Conference

...reached out to women living with HIV, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. "It is thought that women living with HIV are at a higher risk of cervical cancer, but the number of women being screened for the cancer remains low, especially in developing... Read more »
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

First Cervical Cancer Screening Delayed Until Age 21

... Washington, DC -- Women should have their first cervical cancer screening at age 21 and can be rescreened less frequently than previously recommended, according to newly revised evidence-based Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: New Visual Test Screens for Cervical Cancer

... In a bid to combat the increasing number of cervical cancer cases, government hospitals in Kenya are encouraging women to undergo an innovative free exam to detect precancerous lesions Read more »
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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...because my doctor will need a new authorization. Has anyone had a similar circumstance? I'm scared that this could turn into cervical cancer while I'm awaiting the procedure. Any info would be greatly appreciated! The more I think about it, the... Read more »

HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

Is it true

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that women with HIV will always have abnormal papsmears? Also, a high possiblity to contract cervical cancer if they have HPV?? Read more »

strange...

Posted by sunflower, 5 Replies
...menopause, periods, hormonal craziness, and what info we are tracking that is particular to being female - HPV, vaginal warts, cervical cancer (an AIDS defining illness). Also - how is your family treating you? Are they supportive? DO you feel... Read more »