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Cancer Spends the Night: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

Cancer Spends the Night: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

"It's not a topic I know a lot about; soon that will change. Myles and I are beginning a new journey in our lives: 'Taking care of Papa.'"

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Anal Cancer

How Do We Make Sure Gay Men Get Vaccinated for HPV?

Anal HPV is on the rise among young gay men, and a new study could give us some insight as to how to go aboutmaking sure everyone who needs it receives the HPV vaccine.

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Why Doctors Injected HIV Into a Dying Girl

"Isn't it AMAZING that a little girl who was sentenced to death had the HIV virus injected in her and she is now healthy and alive?"

A Huge Lump on My Right Breast: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia Img
Personal Stories

A Huge Lump on My Right Breast: A Blog Entry by Maria T. Mejia

I have been holding back on talking about something that has been going on ... Well, I noticed a big lump on my right breast and it hurt. So like always, I was quick with my health and made an appointment for a digital mammogram and an ultrasound tha...

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Anal Cancer

Probing My Anal Phobia

"I discovered soon enough that if someone had serious intentions in regard to my backside, I couldn't simply rely upon a bran muffin and a Hail Mary to be properly prepared. God forbid I would, you know, not be well, you know."

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Kaposi Sarcoma

Kaposi's Sarcoma

What Is KS? How Is KS Treated? Can KS Be Prevented? What Else Is Being Studied for KS? The Bottom Line

What Is KS?

Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is a cancer-like disease. It originally was known as a disease affecting elderly men of Eastern Europ...

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Blog Entry by Rev. Andrena Ingram Img
Personal Stories

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Blog Entry by Rev. Andrena Ingram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Now, I know you may be wondering what does it have to do with HIV? From this website, I found this bit of useful information: "HIV weakens the immune system and allows the growth of other viruses that can cau...

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Lymphoma

What Is Lymphoma? How Is NHL Diagnosed? What Causes NHL? How Is NHL Treated? The Bottom Line

What Is Lymphoma?

Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of ...

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HIV-Related Cancers in the Age of HAART

Over the past ten years, an incredible amount of progress has been made in the management of cancers associated with HIV. Not surprisingly, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has had the most significant impact, not only in bringing down th...

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Anal Cancer

Getting to the Bottom of It (Part 2)

You've had your annual rectal exam or anal Pap smear, and this time the test results came back with a red flag. What does this mean, and what exams will you have to get next? Gary Bucher, M.D., explains in this Positively Aware article.