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HIV + people should look for any type of cancer?

I'm an HIV+ 25 year old male taking antiretroviral drugs (Efavirenz + Lamivudine + Tenofovir) since I found it out after an intense hepatitis for citomegalovirosis and an enormous weight loss staring this year, 2013. My HIV count is now...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It's a good question. In general, the answer is no, as general screening in the absence of signs or symptoms will usually not yield much, except in certain screening programs for colorectal, breast or cervical cancers where research has clearly... Read more »

Thank you and advice for people looking for advice.

Dear Dr Frascino,I have never submitted a question but have read allot of postings on this site and... Read more »

HIV between two hiv-negative people?(HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES)

is there a way hiv can develop through a hiv-negative person's vaginal fluid on a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cincinnati Enquirer Looks at Effects of Antiretrovirals on the Lives of People With HIV, Larger Epidemic

The Cincinnati Enquirer examined how the "success stories" of people living longer with HIV -- such as that of former National Basketball Association player Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- can "illustrate how well anti-HIV medications work and might... Read more »
TheBody.com

Minnesota Groups Look at Social Media's Role in HIV Treatment Adherence

When it comes to HIV treatment adherence, remembering to take your meds is just half the battle. You also have to want to take them. Nowadays, it's common for people on HIV treatment to receive text or email alerts reminding them it's time to take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS in the United States: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Introduction Status of the Epidemic: Incidence HIV Is Still a Problem in the U.S.: Prevention Works -- But Challenges Exist What CDC Is Doing to Address the Epidemic Closing Testimony before the Oversight and Government Reform... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and the Kidneys -- A Look Over Time

To get an idea of what effect HIV infection has on the kidneys, researchers in the United States and European Union have been conducting studies. One American study is called FRAM -- Fat Redistribution and Metabolic change in HIV infection.... Read more »
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Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in a small town is virtually non-existant. I have had difficulty... Read more »

Looking for Real People with HIV for Photo Shoot in Atlanta

Posted by talentsoup
TalentSoup is holding an open casting call for real people, preferably those that are HIV positive. The chosen talent will be used in print advertising for an HIV drug and the ads will target health care professionals. We are looking for Caucasian,... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,
I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your honest portrayals of what life is like for you. I do not want to... Read more »