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Is Leukemia An Hiv-related Cancer

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HIV and acute leukemia; what are the effects of chemotherapy on the virus?

In your Nov 11, 2002 post, you stated: "And lastly, chemotherapy can indeed kill the HIV virus."Could you elaborate on this? I have HIV and AML (acute myelogenous leukemia). I've completed inductive and consolidation chemo.Thanks!...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Having acute leukemia (AML) AND HIV infection is not easy. Congratulations on getting through induction and consolidation chemotherapy. The subject of HIV and AML is very special to me as I just published a review on the subject in the journal... Read more »

HIV and lung cancer? How are they related?

When does HIV become AIDS? A relative of mine was recently diagnosed with lung cancer. The tumor... Read more »

HIV & skin cancer; Are they related?

I have been HIV for 17 years, and still not on meds. VL around 60,000 for the past 10 years and... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV-Related Cancers in the Age of HAART

Over the past ten years, an incredible amount of progress has been made in the management of cancers associated with HIV. Not surprisingly, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has had the most significant impact, not only in bringing down... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: What Is HIV-Related Anal Cancer?

Every month HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. -- an associate medical director at St. Luke's Medical Group in Harlem, N.Y. -- will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Patients at Increased Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

People with AIDS have a statistically significant higher risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated cancers, with risks increasing along with immunosuppression, according to a new study. Dr. Anil K. Chaturvedi of the National Cancer Institute... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Shows Evidence Linking HPV-Related Cancers With Immunosuppression Levels

A new study finds that people with AIDS are at increased risk of developing cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, and that this risk increases as the patients' level of immunosuppression rises. The researchers accessed data... Read more »
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man relations with a man a different set of rules

Posted by raymond, 1 Reply
can anyone answer this question the other day the blood mobiel came to job for blood donations and they ask you a set of questions one of them was have you ever had sex with a man from 1982 on if you have you cant donate. there were a few but the... Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is still dating but I really doubt if his partners are aware. I... Read more »

live-in relative with HIV/AIDS

Posted by qwerty, 4 Replies
i overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »