Aug. 29, 2019: Viral load blips, low-level viremia, and eventual virologic failure; pinpointing non-adherence as a cause of HIV treatment failure; HIV care costs vary widely throughout U.S.; Kaposi sarcoma incidence in the modern HIV treatment era.
July 18, 2019: Anal neoplasia risk amidst comorbid HPV and chlamydia; predictive modeling for PrEP outreach; long-term benefits of hepatitis C cure in coinfection; first-line therapy with dolutegravir/lamivudine.
May 23, 2019: How CD4 variables over time affect anal cancer risk; when to consider anal pap smears for women; switching from E/C/F/TAF to ABC/3TC; new data on marijuana use among people with HIV.
Real-world treatment efficacy high, but falls short of trials; parental communication and PrEP awareness among adolescent MSM; immunotherapy feasible in people with HIV and cancer; AIDS-defining illness increases mortality risk in lung cancer patients.
The skin cancer Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is an HIV-related condition that primarily affects men, but a new cases series presented at IDWeek 2018 in San Francisco highlights the importance of studying women with KS.
Women with undetectable HIV viral loads when they received the first of three injections of Gardasil produced significantly more antibodies to HPV than women whose viral load was not undetectable.
Beyond Cervical Cancer: Patterns and Treatment of Gynecologic Malignancies Among Women Living With HIV
With HIV-positive women living longer, cancer epidemiologist Anne F. Rositch, Ph.D., looked at contemporary trends, patterns of disease, adherence to national care guidelines and barriers to treatment of non-HPV-associated gynecologic malignancies....
HIV-positive women who had precancerous cervical lesions (damaged tissue) in the past had a four times greater chance of precancerous anal lesions, according to a large French study. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection can cause both cervical and an...
Men who have sex with men (MSM) who started antiretroviral therapy before highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became available developed invasive anal cancer faster than those who began therapy using HAART, according to a recent Canadian s...
High Rate of New Infections With HPV Types Associated With a High Risk of Anal Cancer Among Gay Men Living With HIV
This article was reported by NAM aidsmap.
NAM aidsmap reported that the incidence of anal infection with strains of cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) is high among HIV-positive gay men. Researchers in San Francisco conducted a prospective st...