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Is Hiv Worse Than Cancer

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...the cervical pap smear. That test is not able to categorize the exact strain of HPV that women carry. The FDA recently approved a new DNA test that identifies the two HPV strains (types 16, 18) responsible for most cervical cancers. At the moment, the new DNA test, called Cervista HPV 16/18, is not available in doctors' offices, but should start arriving within the next few months. In MSM, a clear relationship has not yet been determined...
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 with Throat Cancer (LATE DIAGNOSIS OF HIV AND RESULTING OPPORTUNISTIC COMPLICATIONS, 2010)

Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well and it was well in control. But the infection's started to occur in his mouth and this had doctor's check for him for HIV. And the dreaded news came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unrecognized and consequently untreated for such a long time that the immune system becomes so decimated (deficient) that opportunistic malignancies and infections begin to occur! Regarding your dad, certainly aggressive management of his various... Read more »

Malignant skin cancer; is this AIDS?

My daughter has been diagnosed with malignant skin cancer. More tests are pending. She is worried about AIDS because of a stupid relationship with a promisicious needle user. What are the initial symptoms of AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...are many forms of malignant skin cancer; some are worse than others. What type does your daughter have? Although some skin cancers are related to HIV/AIDS, most skin cancers are not. If you are (or she is) concerned about HIV infection, then... 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 Read more »
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The Body

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

...meeting, researchers from the United States, France, Canada, and Romania presented findings on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported... 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

...the next 20 years as the developing world's populations becomes wealthier and live longer. Mortality rates from heart disease, cancer, and road crashes will make up 30 percent of deaths worldwide by 2030, WHO said. Meanwhile, deaths from factors... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Cancer in the HIV-Infected Population

... AIDS-Defining Cancers Non-AIDS-Defining Malignancies Discussion Immune Evasion and Modulation: Key Strategies for Viral Persistence Further Reading References Cancer is Read more »
The Body PRO

HPV, Anal Cancer and Cervical Cancer in HIV-Infected People

... At CROI 2009, I had the opportunity to sit down with Joel Palefsky, M.D., a prominent physician/researcher in the area of cancers related to human papillomavirus. We discussed an important study he presented at this conference regarding the... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
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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 »

No where else to turn to.

Posted by Wayde, 8 Replies
...It's been almost eight months since i found out that i was HIV positive and life sems to have gone down hill from there. I was infected intentionaly but i was careless and foolish as well. 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 »