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Liver Cancer And Hiv

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liver cancer to hiv

my brother just diagnose HIV positive 2 weeks ago but he diagnose first having a liver cancer 8 months ago he had a operation.after the operation and chemotheraphy we thought he will be ok but last month the doctors told us that he is HIV positive...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for posting. I'm sorry to learn about your brothers health challenges. It can be difficult to know when or where someone acquires HIV. Your brother's prognosis depends on many factors though for the most part HIV in... Read more »

HCV, HIV and Liver Cancer

I have had HIV since early 80's due to blood products, as well as HCV Geno2. I started... Read more »

Can hiv cause liver cancer

Hi,Can hiv cause liver cancer? My father was diagnized of aids in nov-2006. At that time he had a... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sorafenib for Liver Cancer in HIV Co-Infection

The widespread availability of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) in Canada and other high-income countries has had a tremendous impact on the health of HIV-positive people. Deaths from AIDS-related infections are now... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Is No Barrier to Successful Liver Transplant for Cancer Treatment

Research from Italy indicates that HIV infection does not preclude liver transplant as treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and is not a predictor of survival rates after transplant. HCC is the most common type of liver cancer and can be... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Cancers, Liver Failure and Other Problems Now Leading Causes of Death in Swiss HIV Study

The hallmark of AIDS is an array of life-threatening infections and cancers. Fortunately, with the arrival of potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) in most high-income countries in 1996, deaths due to AIDS-related causes... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Exploring the Risks of Liver Cancer After Successful Treatment for Hepatitis C Virus

In Canada and other high-income countries, in the 1970s and '80s hepatitis C virus (HCV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and later HIV and other germs were sometimes transmitted via transfusion of contaminated blood and use of products derived from... Read more »
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Liver cancer, heart disease, counts, resistance

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Generally, people develop resistance to Sustiva quickly since only one protein needs to mutate in the virus to render the drug ineffective. Monitor your counts closely and ask your doctor for a resistance panel if your counts change for the worse.... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore.

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Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Yet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.

COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After... Read more »