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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...Cells of Undetermined Significance on Anal Cytology" Disease of the Colon and Rectum 51(7), 1130-1136. (2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV infection." http://fhcrc.org/about/pubs/center_news/online/2009/05/HIV_study.html . Accessed June...
Ask the Experts

HIV & Bladder Cancer

I was tested positive in 2009 and just a week ago, my doctor confrmed that I have adenocarcinoma of the bladder. He usggested surgery but I am not in favour of doing that as I value quality of life. I have not told this doctor about my HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for any condition, there would be a period of time necessary to heal up after the procedure. But if by surgically excising a malignant tumor you could essentially be cured of cancer, and the alternative is a protracted painful illness and... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer.

Can breast cancer lead to HIV/AIDS or have anything to do with HIV/AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Breast cancer and HIV/AIDS are pretty much unrelated. Breast cancer does not lead to HIV, and HIV does not lead to breast cancer. A very recent article Read more »

Is cancer the end for most HIV/AIDS patients?

I recently was informed by a nurse who has had many years of experience in the AIDS field that cancer is now the end for most HIV/AIDS patients. Can you tell me your findings ?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Although your nurse is not entirely wrong, her comments do not tell the whole picture. It is true that as AIDS patients are living longer, this increased time gives certain cancers such as anal cancer more time to develop. Many AIDS patients Read more »

salivary gland cancer and hiv/aids

how common is salivary gland cancer in the hiv/aids community.i recently had surgery to remove what i/the surgeon thought to be a small cyst just below my ear.imagine my surprise when i find he'd removed a plugged salivary gland.i won't even begin...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...but are concerned about it. Salivary gland cancer is not all that uncommon to an oncologist (cancer specialist). I'm not sure HIV increases the chance of you getting it. However, what does increase your chances of getting this type of cancer is... Read more »
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The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Dr. Valdiserri at work at IAC. This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Dr. Ron Valdiserri is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Health Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

...of deaths worldwide by 2030, WHO said. Meanwhile, deaths from factors currently associated with the developing world -- HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and malnutrition -- will fall. However, for HIV/AIDS, deaths are expected to rise from 2.2 million this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Claflin, University of South Carolina Team to Curb Disparities in HIV/AIDS, Cancer

...and Claflin University in Orangeburg will use a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant to study disparities in the incidence of AIDS and cancer. One project will explore why human papillomavirus persists in some women while it lasts only a short... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

New Hope: AIDS Malignancy Consortium Offers New Hope to People with AIDS-related Cancer

... Following is Part I of a two-part interview with Dr. David Aboulafia, a leading Northwest oncologist in the field of AIDS-related cancer. Dr. Aboulafia, who heads the AIDS Malignancy Consortium, presented a two-hour community meeting on... 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 »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

Posted by soimnotalone, 3 Replies
...Is there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »

HIV+ brain cancer survivor marathon runner

Posted by richardbpc
...Atlantic Beach, NY 11509 Contact Richard at 516/432-1254 cell ph 516-770-7724 or at www.richardmbrodsky.org or www.worldaidsmarathon.com E-mail: richardbpc@aol.com HIVers & cancer survivors were running marathons Me, theyre calling me,... Read more »