General HIV Related Cancers

HIV-Positive Patients with Lymphoma Should No Longer be Excluded From Receiving Blood Stem Cell Transplants as Treatment (12-17-2014)

HIV-positive patients with lymphoma were previously excluded from receiving autologous blood stem cell transplants as treatment, because of concern that these patients’ compromised immune systems would have a higher risk of infection and poor graft... Continue Reading

Aspirin Continues to Look Promising for Cancer Prevention (03-26-2012)

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 body of evidence suggests that aspirin may reduce... Continue Reading

Stay on Top of Your Family History of Cancer (07-15-2011)

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 important to update this information periodically... Continue Reading

Cancer Burden Has Changed for People with HIV/AIDS (04-14-2011)

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, increased three-fold. These results were published... Continue Reading

Study Evaluates Impact of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on Cancer Risk in HIV-infected Men (08-10-2010)

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 antiretroviral therapy (HAART). These findings... Continue Reading