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Only six percent of people at highest risk for HIV are vaccinated against HPV, survey suggests

Just six percent of people at the highest risk for HIV infection are vaccinated against HPV, a new study suggests - putting them in greater danger of contracting either disease and of developing cancer.

Published
03 April 2019
From
Daily Mail
HIV status does not preclude receipt of curative cervical cancer therapy in Botswana

Women in Botswana with well-managed HIV had the same access to curative chemoradiotherapy for cervical cancer as women without HIV, according to results of an observational study published Cancer.

Published
27 February 2019
From
Healio
Using anti-cancer immunotherapy to fight HIV

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have shown that immunotherapy treatments against cancer could reduce the amount of virus that persists in people on triple therapy. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, they show, in the cells of people living with HIV, how these therapies reveal the virus - until now hidden in the hollows of infected cells - to the immune system.

Published
20 February 2019
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
A Cure for HPV? Not So Fast…

Can photodynamic therapy eliminate the virus than causes cervical, anal and oral cancer?

Published
11 February 2019
From
Poz
Study finds HIV+ cancer patients benefit from immunotherapy

The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appears to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV.

Published
08 February 2019
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Undiagnosed HBV, HCV, HIV prevalent in newly diagnosed cancer cases

Researchers discovered a substantial proportion of patients with newly diagnosed cancer and concurrent hepatitis C or hepatitis B were unaware of their viral infection and many had no identifiable risk factors, according to a recently published study.

Published
18 January 2019
From
Healio
Exercise Tied to Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Those who exercise build up less liver fat, which is tied to inflammation that may give rise to cancer.

Published
15 January 2019
From
Poz
Cancer Concerns

People with HIV are increasingly being diagnosed with a non-AIDS-defining cancer for a second time, a phenomenon driven in part by longer life spans.

Published
08 January 2019
From
Poz
HPV Biomarkers Predict Risk for Anal Precancer in MSM and Who Have HIV

Among men who have HIV who also have sex with men (MSM), human papillomavirus (HPV)-related biomarkers provide long-term risk stratification for anal precancers, according to results published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Published
28 December 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
Study Determines Why Patients With HIV Have Higher Rates of Cancer

After investigating why patients with HIV have higher rates of cancer than the general population, researchers identified how T-cells move and multiply to invade other cells in these patients.

Published
17 December 2018
From
American Journal of Managed Care
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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