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A second man’s virus went into remission following an HIV-resistant stem cell transplant to treat his cancer.
Timothy Brown may have company after a man’s virus went into remission following an HIV-resistant stem cell transplant to treat his cancer.
Researchers looked both at the first and second time people with HIV have been diagnosed with cancer.
Early and sustained antiretroviral treatment could help reduce the risk.
Declining rates are expected for Kaposi sarcoma, non–Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical and lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma, among others.
However, older people with HIV have a lower rate of a few other cancers compared with the general population.
One of the HIV/AIDS community’s heroes, Ethan Zohn, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease earlier this Spring.
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