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Initiating Drug Therapy Mentally Challenged Hiv Patients

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Chemotherapy and radiation for anal cancer? Can HIV positive patients get these therapies?

Are chemotherapy and radiation for anal cancer contraindicated in HIV positive patients?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...HIV-positive patients are at an increased risk for developing anal cancer as a consequence of HPV (human papilloma virus infection). We recommend Read more »

What is the rationale for the difference in chemotherapy dosage for HIV versus non HIV Patients?

Dr Dezube:Could you explain to me the rationale for the diluted dosage of chemotherapy for HIV... Read more »

Bladder cancer treatment in an HIV positive patient. How do HIV drugs and chemotherapy go together?

My husband has been diagnosed with Stage 3-4 Bladder cancer. So far there is no evidence that the... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fauci: New Findings Help Explain "Rebound" of HIV in Patients Who Discontinue Triple-Drug Therapy

...and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have helped answer an important question in the treatment of HIV-infected individuals: why, in patients receiving aggressive antiretroviral therapy who have no easily detectable HIV in their blood, does the virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Once-Daily Quadruple-Drug Therapy With Adefovir Dipivoxil, Lamivudine, Didanosine, and Efavirenz in Treatment-Naive HIV Type 1-Infected Patients

...regimen of adefovir dipivoxil, lamivudine, didanosine, and efavirenz in the treatment of antiretroviral-naive HIV-1-infected patients. This 48-week, phase II, open-label, single-arm clinical trial was conducted between October 1998 and November... Read more »
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The 6th International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection

... The Body Covers: The 6th International Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection Glasgow, United Kingdom November 17-21, 2002 • Conference Summaries • Coverage From Other Sources Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Report from the Third International Conference on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection Birmingham, United Kingdom

...people on under two months therapy). Return to Contents For more summary data from the Third International Conference on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection, see IAPAC's AIDScan report. Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...his future. But at what cost? That is the question, heretical to some, that is now being voiced by scientists, doctors and patients encountering a constellation of ailments showing up prematurely or in disproportionate numbers among the first... Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

Christian Grantham of GAYBC Questions AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...promoting Christine Maggiore's book, "What If Everything You Thought You Knew About AIDS Was Wrong?" Grantham, formerly a staunch HIV Believist, read the book this month as was shocked to learn that much of what we've been fed about HIV is... Read more »