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How To Treat Cancer And Hiv

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Using Cancer Drugs to Treat HIV

I have heard that there is a study out of the University of Minnesota has used two Cancer Drugs , decitabine and gemcitabine to effectively Force the Virus to Mutate itself to death. The article said. Ha there been any more information on this? ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...together. They take advantage of a feature of HIV that has been one of its strongest weapons (its' ability to mutate to escape treatment) and turns it against the virus. The meds seem to make the virus hypermutate so that it cannot survive.The... Read more »

Anal cancer and chemo/radiation - side effects of both? How do you treat HIV+ patients?

Hi. My partner's brother had surgery four weeks ago to remove a tumour. They couldn't get it all... Read more »

Treating cancer with Norvir, Truvada and Intelence. Is this correct?

This is a general question. I was told that doctors can treat cancer with Norvir, Truvada and... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Treatment News

New Cancer Drugs Might Help Treat HIV -- But Research Not Done

...A new class of cancer drugs -- topoisomerase inhibitors -- is now in use in the United States for treating certain cancers. But despite laboratory studies and other reason to believe that these drugs might also work as antiretrovirals, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Pricing History of Thalidomide, Cancer Drug Used Off-Label to Treat AIDS-Related Wasting

...Street Journal on Monday examined the pricing history of thalidomide, a medication whose "reincarnation as an AIDS and cancer treatment shows how the political environment and drug companies' perception of what the market will bear drive... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap smears have become a routine part of women's... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

HIV and Leukimia all in 2 months...

Posted by lomevina, 2 Replies
...I need help... I was diagnosed with HIV not too long ago... and was recently diagnosed with Leukimia... I dont even know how to deal with it or what happens... I have Read more »

hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »

headline news

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...scleroderma, connective tissue disease, dermatomyositis Acute viral infections, DNA viral infections 59, 48, 43, 53, 40, 13 32.Malignant neoplasms (cancers) 40 33.Alcoholic hepatitis/alcoholic liver disease 32, 48, 40, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 ... Read more »