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Other Treatments for AIDS

For Managing HIV-related Cancers

People with HIV infection or AIDS are at increased risk of developing certain cancers. Recommended cancer treatments will depend on the type of cancer.

Treatments may include:

  • Highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART)—to suppress the HIV virus and restore immune function
  • Radiation therapy—to treat cancers related to HIV/AIDS
  • Chemotherapy—to treat cancers related to HIV/AIDS
  • Treatment of cancer-related anemia, wasting, bleeding, and seizures

References:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2010. MMWR. 2010;59(No. RR-12):1-110.
A guide to primary care of people with HIV/AIDS. National Institute of Health and Human Services website. Available at:
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Accessed August 10, 2016.
HIV/AIDS. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease website. Available at:
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Accessed August 10, 2016.
HIV basics. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at:
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Updated July 6, 2016. Accessed August 10, 2016.
HIV infection. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T114424/HIV-infection. Updated September 19, 2016. Accessed September 30, 2016.
Last reviewed September 2016 by David L. Horn, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 8/10/2016

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