Although it has been over five years since the initial reports of a virus related to KS were made, it is still unclear just how this virus is transmitted. Studies by various investigators have shown a clear and fairly striking relationship between th...
A past pneumonia episode largely explained a higher risk of lung cancer in people living with HIV, according to a large study in California. Smoking and alcohol abuse also contributed to the higher risk.
Starting HIV treatment soon after diagnosis may reduce the risk of developing HIV-related cancer by 74%, according to a recent study.
The Menstrual Cycle
Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV
HIV and Menopause
Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiovascular Risk
Management of Menopause
Symptom Management Avoiding Long-Term Complicat...
Following is Part I of a two-part interview with Dr. David Aboulafia, a leading Northwest oncologist in the field of AIDS-related cancer. Dr. Aboulafia, who heads the AIDS Malignancy Consortium, presented a two-hour community meeting on AIDS-related ...
ACTG Oncology Committee Finds New Home at National Cancer Institute, But Funding Is Woefully Inadequate
After eight, long, hard years of work with the ACTG and Division of AIDS (DAIDS), the Oncology Committee was finally pushed out during the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)'s recent recompetition. They have been told that no new Kaposi's sarcoma (KS)...
The Adult Clinical AIDS Program in the National Cancer Institute is presently recruiting for the following clinical trials for HIV infection and Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Dr. Robert Yarchoan is the Principal Investigator for these trials: