General HIV Related Cancers


Head and Neck Cancer- Your Questions Answered (October 17, 2016)

CancerConnect and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center- James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute Present: Ask the Expert with Dr. Kang CancerConnect in collaboration with The... Continue Reading

HIV-Positive Patients with Lymphoma Should No Longer be Excluded From Receiving Blood Stem Cell Transplants as Treatment (December 17, 2014)

CancerConnect News: HIV-positive patients with lymphoma were previously excluded from receiving autologous blood stem cell transplants as treatment, because of concern that these patients’ compromised... Continue Reading

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (March 26, 2012)

A combined analysis of 51 randomized trials found that daily aspirin use reduces the risk of new cancer diagnoses as well as the risk of cancer death. These results were published in The Lancet. A growing... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (July 15, 2011)

People who are at high risk of cancer as a result of their family history may be advised to undergo earlier or more intensive cancer screening. Because family history of cancer can change over time, it’s... Continue Reading

Cancer Burden Has Changed for People with HIV/AIDS (April 14, 2011)

Among people living with AIDS in the United States, the frequency of AIDS-defining cancers such as Kaposi sarcoma decreased markedly between 1991 and 2005; the frequency of other types of cancer, however,... Continue Reading

Study Evaluates Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on Cancer Risk in HIV-infected Men (August 10, 2010)

Researchers reported that men infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are still at an increased risk of lymphoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS), and anal cancer despite the introduction of highly active... Continue Reading

Immunosuppression Increases Risk of HPV-related Cancers in AIDS Patients (August 20, 2009)

The risk of HPV-related cancers is elevated among AIDS patients. This risk continues to increase as patients’ immune systems become more compromised, according to the results of a study published in... Continue Reading

Colorectal Cancer Screening for Individuals with HIV (August 24, 2006)

Colorectal Cancer Screening for Individuals with HIV According to an article recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) over the age of... Continue Reading

Addition of Rituxan® to CHOP Safe and Effective for AIDS-related NHL (August 16, 2006)

Addition of Rituxan® to CHOP Safe and Effective for AIDS-related NHL According to an early online publication in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the addition of Rituxan® (rituximab) to the chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Metastat® Shows Promise Against AIDS-related Kaposi’s Sarcoma (March 24, 2006)

Metastat® Shows Promise Against AIDS-related Kaposi’s Sarcoma According to the results of a phase II clinical trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, treatment with Metastat® (COL-3)... Continue Reading

CHOP Plus HAART Safe and Effective for AIDS-Related Lymphomas (March 13, 2006)

CHOP Plus HAART Safe and Effective for AIDS-Related Lymphomas According to an early online article published in the journal Cancer, the chemotherapy regimen known as CHOP in addition to highly active antiretroviral... Continue Reading

Lung Cancer Also Threatens HIV-Infected Population (January 26, 2006)

Lung Cancer Also Threatens HIV-Infected Population Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. and Europe. Individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appear to have... Continue Reading

Survival with AIDS-Related NHL Predicted by CD4 Cell Count and International Prognostic Index (August 30, 2005)

Survival with AIDS-Related NHL Predicted by CD4 Cell Count and International Prognostic Index According to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, survival of patients with AIDS-related... Continue Reading

HIV-Infected Patients Not Receiving Adequate Screening for Colorectal Cancer (August 12, 2005)

HIV-Infected Patients Not Receiving Adequate Screening for Colorectal Cancer According to a recent article published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, patients infected with the human immunodeficiency... Continue Reading

AIDS-Related Burkitt’s Lymphoma Not Improved by Anti-Viral Therapy (July 7, 2005)

AIDS-Related Burkitt’s Lymphoma Not Improved by Anti-Viral Therapy A recent article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports that survivals of patients diagnosed with AIDS-related diffuse... Continue Reading

Further Data Indicate that HAART Improves Survival in AIDS-Related Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (May 9, 2005)

Further Data Indicate that HAART Improves Survival in AIDS-Related Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma According to a recent article published in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses , the use of highly active... Continue Reading

Sirolimus Effectively Halts Kaposi’s Sarcoma in Renal Transplant Patients (April 4, 2005)

Sirolimus Effectively Halts Kaposi’s Sarcoma in Renal Transplant Patients A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that the drug Sirolimus inhibits the progression of Kaposi’s... Continue Reading

Gleevec® Promising for AIDS-Related Kaposi’s Sarcoma (February 15, 2005)

Gleevec® Promising for AIDS-Related Kaposi’s Sarcoma According to a recent article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology , the targeted agent Gleevec® (imatinib mesylate) provides promising... Continue Reading

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