Navigation Links
Non-AIDS-Related Cancers Growing Among HIV Patients
Date:9/30/2009

Possible reasons for increased rates explored by researchers

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Non-AIDS-related cancers such as anal and lung cancer have become more common among HIV patients than among people without HIV since antiretroviral therapies were introduced in the mid-1990s to treat people with the virus, U.S. researchers say.

Because of their weakened immune system, AIDS patients are at increased risk for so-called AIDS-defining malignancies, which include cancers such as cervical carcinoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Kaposi's sarcoma.

There has been speculation that non-AIDS-defining malignancies are becoming more common among HIV patients because antiretroviral drugs help them live longer. But this new study by researchers at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas suggests other factors may exist.

The researchers analyzed 1997 to 2004 data from more than 100,000 patients in the U.S. Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and found that HIV-infected patients were 60 percent more likely to have anal, lung, Hodgkin's, melanoma or liver cancer than patients without HIV.

"It's a genuine increase in the incidence of these cancers," lead author Dr. Roger Bedimo, an assistant professor of internal medicine, said in a university news release. "The increase is more visible because these patients are living longer, but our findings suggest that the increased number of non-AIDS-defining malignancies is not simply the result of their longer lives."

The study appears online and in the October print issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

One controversial theory is that antiretroviral therapy itself may increase the risk of non-AIDS-defining malignancies, the study authors noted.

"The second hypothesis is that HIV-infected patients somehow, either by their lifestyle or other circumstances, are more subject to the tradit
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Certain cancers more common among HIV patients than non-HIV patients
2. Excess body weight causes over 124,000 new cancers a year in Europe
3. Virus May Drive Some Prostate Cancers
4. New Compound Shrinks Skin Cancers
5. Blood Flow Mismatch Seen in Pancreatic Cancers
6. HPV Vaccine Could Prevent Many Penile Cancers
7. How diarrheal bacteria cause some colon cancers revealed in mouse studies
8. Fecal DNA methylation detects gastric and colorectal cancers
9. Fox Chase researchers identify differences in treatments and outcomes of patients with second primary lung cancers versus those with one primary lung cancer
10. AIDS patients face higher risk of HPV-related cancers as immunosuppression grows
11. Rare Cells Linked to Pediatric Cancers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... OH (PRWEB) December 21, 2014 As ... men alleging heart attacks, stroke and blood clots from ... to increase, a new study shows that the male ... colon cancer. In a study published in the Proceedings ... researcher, James Amos-Landgraf examined a group of male rats ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... Concept Plus, LLC. a SDB and ... Fairfax, VA., today announced it has been recognized by ... which ranks the fastest growing government contracting small businesses by ... , This is the first year that Concept Plus, LLC., ... with a 95.92% compound annual growth rate. “For Concept Plus ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... MissyDress, a distinguished special dress supplier, has just done ... drastically cut prices to all its prom dresses already, ... 2015. Many of the hottest styles are sold here ... and more. , A spokesman for MissyDress says, “The ... princess prom dresses or sweetheart chiffon prom dresses, you ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... company LunaDress has recently announced its 2015 collection ... discounts on all of its special occasion dresses & wedding ... perfect wedding gown. If you have no idea of what ... Many different wedding dress styles and our dress experts are ... the current special offer, up to 80% off," the CEO ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays can be anything ... with fresh trees, scented candles and other allergy triggers. ... decorations that have been packed away in dank basements ... and asthma patients," Dr. Rachna Shah, an affiliate faculty ... said in Loyola news release. Shah, who is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:New Low Testosterone Therapy Study Shows Male Hormone Testosterone May Contribute To Colon Cancer Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Concept Plus, LLC. Named One of Washington Technology’s Fast 50 2Health News:MissyDress: The Prices of Prom Dresses Just Reduced 2Health News:2015 Collection of Wedding Dresses from LunaDress Online on Sale Now 2Health News:Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies 2
... the skin- and flesh-destroying Bairnsdale ulcer has struck a ... publish new recommendations for treating the tropical infection. // ... ulcer, Bairnsdale ulcers are caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans ... tissue, and sometimes bone. ,Associate Professor Paul ...
... Australian doctors and patients about commonly used thyroid medications ... misuse of the drugs, a senior endocrinologist has warned. ... Monash University and The Alfred and Epworth Hospitals in ... in pharmaceuticals guidebooks and endorsed by the Therapeutic Goods ...
... pollution has allegedly been the cause of 3,600 deaths in ... Tehran, //which has led city officials to label it as ... Tehran, due to the availability of inexpensive fuel that has ... emission norms. The result of flouting emission standards has led ...
... A new study by researchers at the Kimmel Cancer ... Hospital in Philadelphia, shows that pancreatic cancer patients //65 ... surgery have nearly as good a chance as anyone ... ,Researchers reviewed the records of 890 patients with pancreatic ...
... Minnesota Medical School, have found that - families whose meals ... unhealthy eating habits, //poor access to healthy foods at home, ... were published in the January 2007 issue of Public Health ... environment of families who ate fast food for dinner more ...
... states will make space for a new entrant, The Food ... buy the right kind of food. //The novel rainbow-colored food ... of the strategies by the U.S government, to encourage people ... guide which had made the internet its home has begun ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Skin-Destroying Ulcer Appears in NSW as New Treatment Guidelines Emerge 2Health News:Medicine Information Out of Date 2Health News:Study: Older Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Survivors Live Long 2Health News:Fast Food Limits Healthy Food Intake, Increases Obesity Risk 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... IRVINE, Calif. , Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... today that Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. has joined the ... and Chief Executive Officer and a director of ... high-precision laboratory testing, evaluation and analytical services to ... Prior to joining Evans Analytical Group, ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... FOREST, Ill. , Dec. 19, 2014   ... world,s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, ... J.P. Morgan 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, Jan. ... The presentation is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. ... be available to all interested parties through a live ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. , Dec. 19, 2014 ... ;  Sorrento), an oncology company developing new treatments ... a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast ® ... therapy, announced today that the companies have entered ... generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced as "Car-Tank") immunotherapies for the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Siddhartha Kadia, Ph.D. Joins Board of Directors of Newport Corporation 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5
... N.J., Nov. 7, 2011 MAQUET Cardiovascular, a ... that it has received U.S. Federal Trade Commission ... leader in medical device technologies for interventional cardiology ... vascular surgery, and general surgery, and has subsequently ...
... 7, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook ... to 2017 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0681737/Refractive-Surgery-Devices-Market-Outlook-in-BRICS-Brazil-Russia-India-China-South-Africa-to-2017.html ... in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MAQUET Cardiovascular Completes Acquisition of Atrium Medical Corporation 2MAQUET Cardiovascular Completes Acquisition of Atrium Medical Corporation 3Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 2Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 3Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 4Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 5Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 6Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 7Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 8Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 9Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 10Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 11Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 12Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 13Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 14Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 15Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 16Refractive Surgery Devices Market Outlook in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) to 2017 17
... allows for the restoration of shoulder ... replacement surgery. Backed by the clinical ... experience, the Bigliani/Flatow Shoulder System is ... mobility, balance, and stability with a ...
... system designed to provide easy ... combinations for optimal patient sizing. ... titanium stems. Non-porous cobalt chrome ... diameters and neck lengths. Standard ...
...
...
Medicine Products: