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HIV, anti-vaxxers, dengue fever and weak primary health care make the World Health Organization’s list of priorities.
Can photodynamic therapy eliminate the virus that causes cervical, anal and oral cancer?
Researchers looked both at the first and second time people with HIV have been diagnosed with cancer.
In particular, women have a higher risk of cervical cancer and men have a higher risk of anal cancer.
Human papillomavirus vaccine can prevent cervical, anal and oral cancers.
Declining rates are expected for Kaposi sarcoma, non–Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical and lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma, among others.
Aside from taking antiretrovirals, quitting smoking is the number one way people with HIV can lower their risk of illness and death.
The risk for cervical cancer is lower for women living with HIV on treatment.
However, older people with HIV have a lower rate of a few other cancers compared with the general population.
Women with HIV who are on treatment have a lower prevalence of high-risk cervical HPV infection.
With the HIV population aging, it is increasingly at risk of such age-related cancers.
However, compared with the general population, HIV-positive individuals remain at higher risk for a slew of malignancies.
One quarter of men and one fifth of women have high-risk strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that can cause various cancers.
A suppressed viral load and a high CD4 count are associated with a reduced risk of persistent cervical human papillomavirus (HPV).
HIV-positive women may benefit from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
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