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GP's call to 'equally protect' boys with HPV vaccine

Dr Kirsty Bonney says she wants to see boys 'equally protected' against cancers caused by HPV.

Published
07 June 2017
From
BBC Health
HIV status may affect the progression of HPV infection to cervical pre-cancer

HIV-positive women were more likely to have human papillomavirus infection progress to pre-cancerous cervical lesions

Published
02 June 2017
From
Science Daily
High frequency of recurrent high-grade pre-cancerous anal lesions in HIV-positive MSM

A high proportion of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) successfully treated for high-grade pre-cancerous anal lesions experience a recurrence of disease within

Published
31 May 2017
By
Michael Carter
Genetic test for anal cancer could identify those at high risk

A new test, based on a patient's epigenetics, could be an accurate and inexpensive way to find and treat those at highest risk of anal cancer -- a disease with growing incidence in women, men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV.

Published
26 May 2017
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Direct-acting antivirals for hepatitis C not linked to higher liver cancer risk in most studies

People with hepatitis C who take treatment with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) do not appear to have a higher risk of developing liver cancer compared to those treated with

Published
21 April 2017
By
Liz Highleyman
In 2030, the Top Cancer in HIV Patients May Be a Surprise

The burden of cancer among people living with HIV in the United States is undergoing notable change, according to new research presented here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2017 Annual Meeting. In 2030, the most common cancers among people with HIV will be prostate, lung, and liver cancer, they report.

Published
05 April 2017
From
Medscape (requires registration)
Vaccine credited with HPV virus reduction in Scotland

Researchers find a 90% reduction in the number of women infected with human papilloma virus since 2008.

Published
05 April 2017
From
BBC Health
Poppers linked to increased risk of some cancers in older MSM without HIV

Daily or weekly use of poppers over a number of years is associated with a substantial increase in the risk of cancers caused by viruses

Published
04 April 2017
By
Keith Alcorn
Co-infection with HCV increases cancer risk for people with HIV

People with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection have an increased risk of non-AIDS-defining cancers compared to people with HIV mono-infection, investigators from Spain report in the

Published
31 March 2017
By
Michael Carter
Are people with HIV and HCV co-infection who are cured of hepatitis C with DAAs at increased risk for liver cancer?

People with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection who are successfully treated for hepatitis C using interferon-free direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy do not appear to have

Published
27 February 2017
By
Liz Highleyman
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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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