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Researchers studied 16 people with HIV who had received a stem cell transplant for blood cancer.
“I want to be an ambassador of hope,” Adam Castillejo, 40, who grew up in Venezuela, tells The New York Times.
Study suggests immune-based cancer therapies might be particularly beneficial for HIV-positive people.
Study in China sees an association with several cancer types, especially gastrointestinal malignancies.
Early and sustained antiretroviral treatment could help reduce the risk.
This held true in a recent study among those who were on treatment for the virus.
However, older people with HIV have a lower rate of a few other cancers compared with the general population.
However, compared with the general population, HIV-positive individuals remain at higher risk for a slew of malignancies.
Treating HIV early, before CD4s drop significantly, lowers the risk of infection-related cancers.
A considerable proportion of the cancers that develop in HIV-positive Americans spawn from other infections.
A considerable proportion of the cancer burden among HIV-positive Americans derives from infections.
For seven months, Gary Steinkohl believed he was cured of HIV.
HIV-positive people with lymphoma should no longer be excluded from receiving stem cell transplants, nor should their treatment be restricted...
HIV-positive people are apparently less likely to receive treatment for cancer when compared with those who do not have the virus.
American death rates for those with HIV-related lymphoma haven’t budged during the modern era of antiretrovirals (ARVs).
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