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How To Treat Lung Cancer And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

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
...info.The study utilizes 2 drugs that are used for other conditions (one for a precancerous blood disorder and the other for lung cancer) and combines them together. They take advantage of a feature of HIV that has been one of its strongest... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to... Read more »

Hemaglobin

My Aunt has lung cancer and receiving Treatment her hemaglobin is very low at 9.7 what can we do to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Tied to Lung Cancer in Women With HIV

... A new study finds HIV-positive women and those at risk of acquiring the virus are more likely to develop lung cancer compared to women in the general population. While people with HIV have a much higher risk for many cancers, it is not clear Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance, physical coordination and visual perception. This can make it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With AIDS More Likely to Develop Cancers, Research Says

...American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago June 4-8. "We're seeing high rates of head and neck cancer, lung cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, and anal cancer," said John F. Deeken, the report's co-author and director of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...nausea and vomiting from taking HIV medications. Smoking increases the risk of some long-term side effects of HIV disease and treatment. These include osteoporosis (weak bones that can lead to fractures, see Fact Sheet 557 ) and osteonecrosis... Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...the HIV- population, so that may explain the correlation as well. Smoking and drinking damage the liver, pancreas, and heart. Lung cancer is more prevalent in the HIV+ population than in the HIV- population, perhaps caused by the higher incidence... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lumps on my Scrotum

Posted by scared_male, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm nervous to talk to my family and our doctor about this, I just want to know what I have before I go see him so i won't be as nervous. I've had these bumps for a long time, they pop up randomly and I usually never really paid too much... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »