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What Links Hodgkins To Hiv

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Hodgkins Diagnosis and simultaneous HIV testing

I have been reading a lot online about Hodgkin's disease, since I was diagnosed April 2002. I am now done with my treatments and doing great, however, I came across a lot of information linking Hodgkin's to HIV. My question is, are all...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Certain types of malignancies are more common among persons with HIV infection than the general public. This does not mean that all persons with lymphoma have HIV.Nevertheless, I'd think that it be reasonable to test. "Automatic"... Read more »

non hodgkins versus hodgkins

1. can you explain the differnece between these 2 and does hodgkins occur in young adults who are... Read more »

type and distribution of Hodgkin's Disease in hiv- and hiv+ patients

Hello,I read in a post that the type and distribution of HD seen in HIV+ patients is different from... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Survival Normalizes to HIV-Negative Rates Despite More Advanced Disease at Diagnosis

High levels of treatment response to chemotherapy for Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL) in the HAART era were reported in a combined analysis from five clinics, showing similar rates of event-free and overall survival compared to HIV negative controls. ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Use of Amphetamines Linked to Cancer

HIV infection, because it weakens the immune system, is linked to an increased risk for the development of certain cancers, including the following: Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) lymphoma cervical cancer This cancer risk arises in part because... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Rates Lower in HAART-Treated Patients

Background Untreated HIV infection confers a huge increase in the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Understanding the extent to which HAART mitigates this risk is of vital importance to HIV-infected persons. Details of This Study Waterson... Read more »
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HAART Reduces Incidence and Improves Long-Term Prognosis of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Background It is clear that HIV infection markedly increases the incidence of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. In the era before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), the more advanced the HIV infection, the greater the increase in the... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm

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Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Aug 23 - The combination of the antiretroviral agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report.

Dr. Desmond... Read more »

Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087%0A&oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »