April #133 : High Definition-APRIL 2007 - by Laura Whitehorn

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Getting On (and off)

Kramer vs. Kramer

Mature Content

Dazed and Confused

Worth a Shot

Read My Lipids

High Definition-APRIL 2007

You Go!

Gag Reflex

Couples Therapy

Top Secret

Death in Dixie

Iraqi Pullout

And for Our Next Act...

Border Line Prevention

Almost Legal

Turning Heads

Mission Control

The Itch Is Back

Flags of a Father

Mailbox-April 2007

Catch of the Month-April 2007

Editor's Letter-April 2007

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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April 2007

High Definition-APRIL 2007

by Laura Whitehorn

Oncogenic (än•ko•je•nik) adj. Hardly photogenic, it means “causing tumors.” And it’s not exactly carcinogenic, either. While carcinogenic means “toxic substances that may cause cancer,” oncogenic refers to genes—including those inside viruses—that can turn normal cells cancerous. The vocab is vital. Positive people are at higher risk
for cancers linked to viruses, including anal and cervical cancer caused by HPV (human papillomavirus). So, while you expand your vocabulary, get regular cancer screenings. They can help smear the enemy.

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