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Virus Causing AIDS And Some Leukemias

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HIV and acute leukemia; what are the effects of chemotherapy on the virus?

In your Nov 11, 2002 post, you stated: "And lastly, chemotherapy can indeed kill the HIV virus."Could you elaborate on this? I have HIV and AML (acute myelogenous leukemia). I've completed inductive and consolidation chemo.Thanks!
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Having acute leukemia (AML) AND HIV infection is not easy. Congratulations on getting through induction and consolidation chemotherapy. The subject Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...produce antibodies and that is almost always a person with a severely compromised immune system due to another disease, such as leukemia. What does this mean for you? If you test negative on an antibody test taken 3 months or longer after your... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

...long-term health without taking antiretroviral (ARV) treatment by OKAY, SO HOW DOES IT WORK? Promising Research In WHEN a German leukemia specialist Gero Huetter, M.D., replaced the bone-marrow cells of an HIV-positive cancer patient now... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...have to have a hysterectomy, which would make her unable to have children in the future. This virus can cause adult T-cell leukemia. Although syphilis does not directly cause infertility, it can cause spontaneous abortions and stillbirths... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

the other death viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply on the other death viruses? I happen to know from experience that there is a strain of retrovirus that causes lymphoma/leukemia and leads to a pretty horrible death, and it's going around NYC and Boston and there is neither a test nor a... Read more »