Search through all our worldwide HIV and AIDS news and features, using the topics below to filter your results by subjects including HIV treatment, transmission and prevention, and hepatitis and TB co-infections.

Cancer news

Show

From To
Heavy smokers who quit more than 15 years ago still at high risk for lung cancer and should be screened

Expanding lung cancer screening to include people who quit smoking more than 15 years ago could detect more cases and further reduce associated mortality, according to a study by Mayo Clinic researchers published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology.

Published
27 January 2016
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
Viread (Tenofovir, TDF) Linked With Liver Disease and Cancer

Long-term use of Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, or TDF) is associated with an increased risk of end-stage liver disease (ESLD) as well as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC, the most common form of liver cancer) among people with HIV.

Published
14 January 2016
From
Poz
US: Racial disparity lies at intersection of HIV, Hodgkin lymphoma

Among HIV-positive patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, a new study finds that blacks are significantly less likely than whites to receive treatment for the cancer, even though chemotherapy saves lives.

Published
12 January 2016
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
HPV vaccination programme for gay men announced in Wales

Men between 16 and 45 years old who attend specialist sexual health clinics will be offered the jab

Published
21 December 2015
From
Daily Post
'Not far enough': reaction to the JCVI's announcement that the anti-cancer jab to prevent HPV will be extended to just MSM and not all boys

Vaccinations for MSM are a step forward but that this change in policy does not go nearly far enough. What is urgently needed is a decision to vaccinate all adolescent boys.

Published
19 November 2015
From
HPV Action
Give HPV vaccine to men who have sex with men, government told

Advisers say extending use of cervical cancer vaccine given to girls could help cut risk of anal, penile and throat cancers.

Published
19 November 2015
From
The Guardian
Follow-up Screening Rates Low for Breast and Cervical Cancer in HIV+ Women

Only half of HIV-positive women at a large New Jersey HIV clinic had follow-up cervical cancer screening, and fewer than one third had ongoing screening for breast cancer. Women diagnosed with breast cancer averaged 44 years in age.

Published
14 October 2015
From
NATAP
How People With HIV Can Combat Their Raised Risk of Cancer

HIV-positive people have a much higher risk of certain cancers than the general population. Here are some ways to help improve your chances of avoiding cancer.

Published
04 September 2015
From
Poz
The Link Between Protease Inhibitors and Cancer

A large, multinational study published in JAIDS reports an increased risk of some cancers for people taking protease inhibitor-based combination antiretroviral therapy (PI-based cART) compared to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-based cART (NNRTI-based cART). While any successful cART is known to decrease the risk of “AIDS-defining” cancers such as Kaposi sarcoma, the relationship between cART and other cancers has not been well understood.

Published
19 June 2015
From
BETA blog
The Independent claims HPV vaccine unsafe. Science says The Independent is wrong.

The Independent is the latest newspaper to do a hack job on the safety of the HPV vaccine and stoke false concerns about safety by publishing this poorly researched and alarmist piece on Sunday written by Paul Gallagher.

Published
02 June 2015
From
Dr. Jen Gunter (blog)
← First12345...18Next →

Filter by country