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How To Fix Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Treatment Options for perianal squamous cell carcinoma? (the cancer is on the outside)

Hi -- Great site! I just had surgery for internal anal warts (HPV condyloma)but the biopsy of the removed material revealed that a perianal (outside) 1 cm x 1 cm "skin tag" was a "invasive squamous cell carcinoma, grade 1, extending...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask excellent questions with answers, which are not so straight-forward. The standard treatment for anal cancer is the combination of chemotherapy (mitomycin/fluorouracil) and radiation therapy. It is a very effective regimen, but it can be... Read more »

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... 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 »
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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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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 »
HIV i-Base

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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Fixing the Body: An Immune-Based Approach to HIV

1. It's the Virus, Stupid By now most people know HIV causes AIDS. But this is actually inaccurate. To understand why this is inaccurate helps explain why there are two different ways scientists are trying to figure out how to treat AIDS. 2.... 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 »

How long to live?

Posted by PondersLife, 4 Replies
Hi everyone! Ok, here's the skinny...I have been pos since 1998 and started on meds in 2000 (didn't get sick started to prevent getting sick). One month after starting meds virus count was undectable and t-cells were 390 that was in 1998. Now... Read more »

Chiropractic Care

Posted by Dr_Silva, 3 Replies
I don't know if this is old news here, but from searching the website, I'm not sure it has been covered. A study was done over 10 years about CD4 cell count and chiropractic care, It showed over a 6 month period, there was a 48% increase in CD4... Read more »

To Worried2002 or anyone knows the answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What other assays are available to detect the presence of virus in a hiv-positive patient beside PCR-RNA, P24 antigen and bDNA?

Any advice will be appreciated.

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