Navigation Links
Cancer in HIV-positive patients
Date:3/8/2011

Most HIV-positive patients die of cancer. In the latest issue of Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; 108[8]: 117󈞂), Manfred Hensel's research group presents epidemiological data.

The authors surveyed all German hospital outpatient clinics and ambulatory care centers specializing in the treatment of HIV patients in the period from 2000 to 2007 and were thus able to analyze the largest collection of data on the incidence of cancer in HIV patients ever assembled in Germany. It first became clear in the early 1980s that HIV infection is associated with malignancies. Kaposi sarcoma, cervical cancer, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma were found particularly often in immune-deficient populations. These "Aids-defining" tumors have since become less frequent, but other types of cancer such as anal carcinoma, Hodgkin's lymphoma, lung cancer, and skin cancer are coming to the fore. Because most patients infected with HIV die of these malignancies, the authors recommend tumor screening for HIV-positive persons.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Manfred Hensel
hensel@mannheimer-onkologie-praxis.de
Deutsches Aerzteblatt International
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Urinary metabolomic profile and gastric cancer
2. HBV infection decreases risk of liver metastasis in colorectal cancer patients
3. Hit multiple targets for maximum benefit in HER2-positive breast cancer, studies suggest
4. Ohio State study: Targeted ovarian cancer therapy not cost-effective
5. Scripps Research and MIT scientists discover class of potent anti-cancer compounds
6. UCLA researchers use nano-Velcro technology to improve capture of circulating cancer cells
7. Clinical observation leads to lung cancer discovery
8. Using a molecular switch to turn on cancer vaccines
9. Cancer surgery society presents top honor to Kimberly Duchossois
10. IASLC to help advocacy organizations attend 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer in Amsterdam
11. Chemo May Raise Risk of Falls in Breast Cancer Survivors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... With ... pharmaceutical, medical and food industries. Aside from its GMP accreditation, Validation Center is ... of successfully certified products, services and staff. , Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... DC (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... There ... National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) suggests that Americans prefer their dogs straight ... dogs, 63 percent say grilling is their favorite way to cook a hot dog, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... discovery of thousands of defective respirators, according to court documents and SEC filings. ... of William and Becky Tyler v. American Optical Corporation, Case No. BC588866, Los ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Georgia State University ... specialty academic programs. , Answering to the increasing demand for curricular specializations, the ... law, and environmental and land use law. ,  , “The demand for lawyers ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... ... On Memorial Day, Hope For Heroes and USA Medical Card will ... country. The nonprofit Hope For Heroes partnered with the leading provider of free ... military veterans, as well as police, firemen, and EMS professionals across the country, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2016)... , May 26, 2016 ... Associated With Both Cost Savings and Overall ... plc (LSE: BTG), an international specialist healthcare company, ... at the 21st Annual Meeting of ISPOR (International ... treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) using yttrium-90 glass ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25,2016 FDA 510(k) clearance ... platform for urological and surgical applications ... of Cellvizio®, the multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) ... the US with the 12 th 510(k) ... (FDA). This new FDA clearance covers Confocal Miniprobes ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... , Germany and GERMANTOWN, ... QIAGEN N.V. (NASDAQ: QGEN ; Frankfurt Prime Standard: ... licensing and co-development agreement with Therawis Diagnostics GmbH to develop ... be to develop and market PITX2 as a marker to ... high-risk breast cancer patients. "We are pleased to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: