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HPV test is better than Pap smear at detecting precancerous cervical changes, study says

A test for HPV detects precancerous changes of the cervix earlier and more accurately than the Pap smear, according to a large clinical trial published Tuesday.

Published
03 July 2018
From
Washington Post
Lung Cancer Risk and Screening With HIV -- and an Intriguing New Treatment Opportunity

Is suspicion of lung cancer high enough among HIV clinicians?

Published
03 July 2018
From
The Body PRO
Superior AIDS-Kaposi’s Sarcoma Treatment Identified

A clinical trial funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and National Cancer Institute comparing three chemotherapy regimens in combination with antiretroviral treatment (ART) for treatment of advanced AIDS-Kaposi’s sarcoma patients in Africa and South America has ended early. Interim data showed that participants who were treated with paclitaxel plus ART had better tumor outcomes than participants who received the other treatment regimens.

Published
27 June 2018
From
National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
We Cannot Delay Any Further - Boys Should Be Given The HPV Vaccine Now

We have the medical evidence to prove that the HPV vaccine works and is also cost-effective.The HPV vaccine should be made available to boys through a school-based immunisation programme.

Published
20 June 2018
From
Huffington Post
HPV jabs will be offered to thousands of teen boys on the NHS as well as girls to protect against deadly cancer virus

Boys will now be offered the HPV vaccine for the first time in Britain. Previously only girls were given the jab with boys left at risk of cancer.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Daily Mail
Ten years on since the start of the HPV vaccine programme – what impact is it having?

Ten years ago the UK introduced the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination into the national routine programme, which is offered to adolescent girls in secondary school.This means that this generation will be well protected from developing cervical cancer in the future, which is caused by HPVs 99% of the time.

Published
18 June 2018
From
Public Health England
Cancer Treatment Disparities in Elderly HIV-Infected Americans Warrant Attention

A study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases found that cancer treatment rates for HIV-infected seniors were lowest among the younger subset of patients, who would likely benefit most from treatment in terms of life expectancy.

Published
11 June 2018
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
Increased Risk for Skin Cancer Among HIV-Infected Individuals

Patients with HIV infection have an increased risk for basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), according to the results of a prospective, matched, nationwide, population-based Danish HIV cohort study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Published
30 April 2018
From
Dermatology Advisor
Increased Mortality Among Lung Cancer Patients with HIV

Many studies have demonstrated that patients living with HIV are at a higher risk of a number of different types of malignancies, including lung cancer. Research has also shown that cancer patients living with HIV have a poorer prognosis than cancer patients who do not have HIV.

Published
25 April 2018
From
MD Magazine
HIV-Associated Cancers: A Paradigm Shift?

An increasing number of patients with HIV now live long enough to get the “incidental” cancers seen in the general population. Yet these patients are also less likely to get the 3 cancers that once defined AIDS — Kaposi sarcoma, aggressive B-cell lymphoma, and invasive cervical cancer — which were frequently seen when the disease was first observed.

Published
23 April 2018
From
Cancer Therapy Advisor

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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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