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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...Cells of Undetermined Significance on Anal Cytology" Disease of the Colon and Rectum 51(7), 1130-1136. (2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV infection." http://fhcrc.org/about/pubs/center_news/online/2009/05/HIV_study.html . Accessed June...
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Can hiv cause liver cancer

Hi,Can hiv cause liver cancer? My father was diagnized of aids in nov-2006. At that time he had a cd4 count of 23. He had pneumonia, jaundice and tb initially and he recovered from that and his cd4 count also gradually started to increase. In may...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...I am sorry to hear about your father's untimely passing. HIV does not directly cause liver cancer. Liver disease due to Hepatitis B or C can progress more quickly in people who are also Read more »

Is cancer the end for most HIV/AIDS patients?

I recently was informed by a nurse who has had many years of experience in the AIDS field that cancer is now the end for most HIV/AIDS patients. Can you tell me your findings ?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Although your nurse is not entirely wrong, her comments do not tell the whole picture. It is true that as AIDS patients are living longer, this increased time gives certain cancers such as anal cancer more time to develop. Many AIDS patients Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Breast Cancer.

Can breast cancer lead to HIV/AIDS or have anything to do with HIV/AIDS?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Breast cancer and HIV/AIDS are pretty much unrelated. Breast cancer does not lead to HIV, and HIV does not lead to breast cancer. A very recent article Read more »

salivary gland cancer and hiv/aids

how common is salivary gland cancer in the hiv/aids community.i recently had surgery to remove what i/the surgeon thought to be a small cyst just below my ear.imagine my surprise when i find he'd removed a plugged salivary gland.i won't even begin...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...but are concerned about it. Salivary gland cancer is not all that uncommon to an oncologist (cancer specialist). I'm not sure HIV increases the chance of you getting it. However, what does increase your chances of getting this type of cancer is... Read more »
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The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Dr. Valdiserri at work at IAC. This article was cross-posted from the AIDS.gov blog. Dr. Ron Valdiserri is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases at the U.S. Department of Health Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

...of deaths worldwide by 2030, WHO said. Meanwhile, deaths from factors currently associated with the developing world -- HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria and malnutrition -- will fall. However, for HIV/AIDS, deaths are expected to rise from 2.2 million this... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

...There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any part of the body. How Does This Relate to HIV Disease or AIDS? Early in the AIDS epidemic, doctors saw patients suffering from a rare cancer called Kaposis sarcoma (KS). This... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-AIDS Defining Cancers in People With HIV

... Since the availability of potent HIV therapy, cancers not related to AIDS have become more common than AIDS-defining cancers among people with HIV. This is particularly true of cancers with a known infectious Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 3 Replies
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

Posted by new2this2010, 1 Reply
Looks very very promising: http://www.walb.com/global/story.asp?s=13054103 Read more »

AIDS and Cancer

Posted by soimnotalone, 3 Replies
...Is there anyone out there facing AIDS and Cancer? Did you feel like you had to chose between the lesser of 2 evils Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »