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Is Squamous Cell Carcinoma Contagious

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squamous cell carcinoma/AIDS-- why are my blood counts depleted?

I have AIDS, and recently diagnosed squamous cell carcinoma. I am being treated with radiation and chemotherapy. My hemoglobin keeps dropping to around 9, as well as my platlets are nearly depleted. Any reasons for this? cd4=575/viral load...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
What you are describing is very typical. Both chemotherapy and radiation work by killing off cancer cells. Unfortunately neither therapy is a 100% selective. This means that although they kill off cancer cells, they also kill off (to a lesser... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma / I. from SA

Dear Doctor,I refer to the mails of 24 Nov. when I wrote that I was diagnosed with aquamous cell... Read more »

squamous cell carcinoma- What does this all mean?

what does this mean and what is the prognosis in laymans language??Microscopic exam of the fine... Read more »
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Anal Cancer Still a Risk to HIV-Infected Men Who Have Receptive Anal Intercourse

The incidence of anal squamous cell carcinoma is higher in gay men, presumably because receptive anal intercourse increases exposure to and infection by human papillomavirus (HPV). There are multiple types of HPV. The early changes in the rectal... Read more »
HIV i-Base

No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Important results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased... Read more »
HIV i-Base

No Impact of ART on Progression or Regression of Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions

Results from a French study of 94 HIV positive gay men who were followed prospectively, prior to starting ART, reported a lack of regression of AIN precursor lesions associated with anal cancer and no beneficial association with increased CD4 counts... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Scientists Reactivate Immune Cells Exhausted by Chronic HIV

What Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have demonstrated why certain immune cells chronically exposed to HIV shut down, and how they can be reactivated. ... Read more »
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have just been told that I have the following type of skin cancer Squamous Cell Carcinoma. I have been positive since 1989 and my counts are good at this time. I would like to hear from anyone out there who has had the same cancer and how they are... Read more »

tcells n v.l.????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My t-cells have dropped to 97, but my v.l. isundectable..I feel good so i go with it..I trynot to get caught up in numbers....Guess I waitedto long to take meds..I was down to 27 tcellsand my v.L. was skyhigh....they told me,because Iwaited so long... Read more »

Final Hope Gone - Need Your Help

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 7 Replies
Well, I just spoke with the nurse at my infectious disease doctor's office to get the results of last week's blood test. After verifying my date of birth and social security number, she began to rattle off numbers to me. I quickly interrupted her... Read more »

Think about it

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Is the AIDS virus harmless? Is AIDS not contagious?
Are the AIDS tests worthless? Is AIDS medication killing patients? Find out what the AIDS establishment and media do not want you to know...

http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/

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