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Squamous Cell Carcinoma Treatment

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Treatment Options for perianal squamous cell carcinoma? (the cancer is on the outside)

Hi -- Great site! I just had surgery for internal anal warts (HPV condyloma)but the biopsy of the removed material revealed that a perianal (outside) 1 cm x 1 cm "skin tag" was a "invasive squamous cell carcinoma, grade 1, extending...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask excellent questions with answers, which are not so straight-forward. The standard treatment for anal cancer is the combination of chemotherapy (mitomycin/fluorouracil) and radiation therapy. It is a very effective regimen, but it can be... Read more »

Squamous Cell Carcinoma after non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

I have been HIV+ for the last 17 yrs and have had full blown AIDS for ten yrs.I was treated for... Read more »

Squamous Cell Carcinoma and HPV

Dear Dr. Dezube, My best friend and I have both survived HIV-related lymphoma. He recently was... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MCC Invests $122 Million in Lesotho Health System to Address Key Challenges, Including HIV, TB

"The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), through its partnership with the Millennium Challenge Account-Lesotho, is helping Lesotho address key challenges in its health sector through a $122 million investment in health infrastructure and health... 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 »

Raise T Cells and More

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A few months ago an opportunity presented itself to begin treatment using a 100% natural combinational therapy that also does NOT interfere with any medical treatment one is currently taking. It's DRAMATICALLY increasing T cell counts and the... Read more »

Rapid T Cell decline

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,
This is my first post on here.... I hope to get some feedback. I was diagnosed in October of last year - became infected in July of last year. I've been having my bloods monitored closely and have been dismayed to see that my t-cells... Read more »

How Soon Should T-Cell Count Increase?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was infected in October 2003, diagnosed in December 2003, and went on Sustiva and Combivir December 30, 2003. My viral load went from an initial count of 125,000 down to 120, 2 weeks ago. Will probably be "undectable" soon. My question is, my... Read more »