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Non Hodgkins Lymphoma And Hep C Survival

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Chances of getting Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma?

Dear Dr. Daar, I've written to you a month or so ago about our 28-yr old son who learned last month he is HIV+. He had very recently contracted it and his labwork reported his CD4 at 190 and VL >750,000. Just three weeks later, his labwork resulted...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
While people with HIV are at increased risk of developing lymphoma there are many other explanations for what he is experiencing. While I would reassure him that lymphoma is unlikely, the bottom line is that he does need to be evaluated for the new... Read more »

Lymphoma non hodgkins

my brother died two years ago of lymphoma. He started with double vision,then he became tired and... Read more »

Do you have AIDS if you have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and HIV?

I recently read your definition of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma on your website and it said about HIV and... Read more »
Articles
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Who Is At Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

...Institute presented on the possible role of abnormal antibody fragments called immunoglobulin free light chains in predicting non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) in people living with HIV. NHL is an AIDS-associated cancer. The risk for NHL increases... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

An Overview of the Biology and Viral Pathogenesis of Lymphoproliferative Disorders in HIV-Infected Patients

...N Engl J Med . 1998;338:853-860. National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Sydney, Australia. HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C and sexually transmitted infections in Australia: Annual surveillance report 1999 . Knowles DM. Hematol... Read more »
National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health

What You Need to Know About Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

... Introduction What Is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma? Symptoms Diagnosis Types of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Staging Treatment Getting a Second Opinion Preparing Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Systemic Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Persons with HIV Infection

... NHL and HIV infection. Table 1: Characteristics of systemic and primary CNS non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with HIV infection. Patient and Tumor... Read more »
Connect With Others

Itching from Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a B-cell type High grade non-hodgkins lymphoma patient who despite the cancer as the main illnes is being driven to my limits by ITCHING - Iv tried every lotion & potion from Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »