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4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference

<#insert elements/confs/leftnavconfs.html#>The Body Covers:The 4th International AIDS Malignancy Conference,National Institutes of Health Campus, Bethesda, MarylandMay 16-18, 2000Conference SummariesM. Wayne Saville, M.D.HIV infection carries w...

Transmission of Human Herpes Virus Type 8 (HHV-8, The Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpes Virus)

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...

By M. Wayne Saville, M.D.

Folks With HIV Need HPV Screenings -- And Now There's a Study for That

It's crucial that HIV-positive folks get screened regularly for HPV-related cancers. But a new study explores whether treatment is always necessary -- and it wants you!

By Tim Murphy

Prior Pneumonia, Smoking, and Drinking Explain Higher Lung Cancer Risk With HIV

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.

By Mark Mascolini

Starting HIV Treatment Early Reduces HIV-Related Cancer Risk by 74%

Starting HIV treatment soon after diagnosis may reduce the risk of developing HIV-related cancer by 74%, according to a recent study.

By Warren Tong

Spectrum of Cancer Risk Late After AIDS Onset in the United States

"Persons living with AIDS today remain at elevated cancer risk. Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), widely available since 1996, prolongs life, but immune function is not fully restored," noted the study authors, who assessed long-term canc...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

What Women With HIV Should Know About Menstruation and Aging

Introduction

The Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV

Menopause

HIV and Menopause

Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

Cardiovascular Risk

Management of Menopause

Symptom Management

Avoiding Long-Term Complicat...
By Anne Monroe, M.D., M.S.P.H. for San Francisco AIDS Foundation

New San Francisco Group for HIVers With Lymphoma

A new emotional and practical support group for HIV patients with lymphoma will meet every third Wednesday in San Francisco. The group will help patients cope with the anxiety associated with diagnosis and symptoms; in addition, it will be a forum fo...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network

Cutting Edge Research Includes Chemotherapy and Transplant Drugs

"There was a time when all the body's members rebelled against the belly," declared a group of men in Shakespeare's Coriolanis, his tumultuous play on democracy. HIV is a democratic invasion of the body that leaves no major organ or system untouched....

By Frank Pizzoli for Positively Aware

New Hope: AIDS Malignancy Consortium Offers New Hope to People With AIDS-Related Cancer

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 ...

By Seattle Treatment Education Project