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Biomedical and social developments in AIDS and associated tumors

by Advanced course on AIDS and Associated Tumors (1990 Naples, Italy)

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Published by Karger in Basel, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Congresses.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- complications -- congresses.,
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- congresses.,
  • Neoplasms -- etiology -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAdvanced Course on AIDS and Associated Tumors, Naples, March 15, 1990 ; volume editors, G. Giraldo ... [et al.].
    SeriesAntibiotics and chemotherapy ;, vol. 43, Antibiotics and chemotherapy ;, v. 43.
    ContributionsGiraldo, G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM260 .A55 vol.43, RC607.A26 .A55 vol.43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2029117M
    ISBN 10380555303X
    LC Control Number91006347

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Biomedical and social developments in AIDS and associated tumors by Advanced course on AIDS and Associated Tumors (1990 Naples, Italy) Download PDF EPUB FB2

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; The risk for cancer in people with HIV/AIDS is related to a number of factors, including suppression of the immune system, infection with cancer-related viruses, and exposure to health-damaging substances such as tobacco.

Screening. Some types of cancer can be prevented with screening. HIV is a profoundly social disease, and its causes and consequences are deeply embedded in social, cultural and political processes. As noted in two reports for the International AIDS Society [1,2] and a number of papers [], HIV has always had social, as well as biomedical, social sciences continue to play a central role in responses to by: It was soon recognized that AIDSpatients are prone to develop a number of “AIDS-defining” cancers: Kaposi sarcoma,lymphoma, and cervical cancer.

The development of effective combination anti-HIVtherapy starting around converted AIDS from a death sentence to a manageabledisease and led to dramatic shifts in the epidemic. AIDS-related NHL can also include certain types of fast-growing lymphomas, including diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and Burkitt lymphoma.

The outcome for patients with AIDS-related NHL depends on the type of lymphoma and on the person’s immune function, as well as other factors. The Institute of Medicine Conference on Promoting Drug Development Against AIDS and HIV Infection (August 31–September 1, ) and the Conference on the Development of Vaccines Against HIV Infection and AIDS (December 14–15, ) brought together biomedical scientists, clinicians, drug manufacturers, and policymakers to consider ways in.

Thirty years after the initial discovery of the virus that causes AIDS, the epidemic continues to spread, both nationally and globally, and it continues to affect millions of individuals across the developmental spectrum (UNAIDS, ).Although daunting challenges remain, there have been major advancements in biomedical approaches to reduce HIV transmission during the past 10 years as a result.

HIV-associated tumors has changed. In addition to the more classic AIDS-deÞ ning tumors, patients with HIV infection are now developing more HIV-associated tumors, such as lung cancer, anal cancer, Hodgkin disease, and liver cancer.

The factors causing the increase in these tumors vary, and each cancer is its own unique story. SAGE Books. Explore research monographs, classroom texts, and professional development titles. SAGE Business Cases. Discover the real world of business for best practices and professional success.

CQ Press. Discover trustworthy and timely resources in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. SAGE Reference. of biomedical interventions for HIV prevention and, in some cases, the ways in which alcohol can impede these efforts.

This article reviews research to develop methods for preventing HIV transmission, including an anti-HIV vaccine, topical protec­ tion treatments, and additional biomedical and barrier approaches such as controlling STDs, male.

The book's authors bring a unique perspective from their expertise in immunology, nanobiomaterials and heat transfer. Topical coverage includes an introduction to the fundamentals of bioengineering and engineering approaches for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment via case studies, and sections on imaging, immunotherapy, cell therapy, drug.

AIDS-related websites for multidisciplinary education and training programs, policy and legislative advocacy resources and fundraising. Resources for HIV screening, coping with HIV-related loss, cognitive behavioral stress management and fact sheets about HIV/AIDS and socioeconomic status and sexually-transmitted infections.

AIDS-Associated Malignancies. Cite this entry as: () HIV/AIDS-Associated Cancers. In: Schwab M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Cancer. AIDS-Associated Malignancies.

Cite this entry as: () AIDS-Associated Cancers. In: Schwab M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Cancer. Abstract. In this introductory chapter, we briefly describe the more important aspects of the medical and biological background for the mathematical models of cancer development and treatment that will be considered and analyzed in this text.

The social approach, which we call a “social public health,”44 moves beyond a reliance on individual capacities or indeed social structures or drivers as separate entities, and recognizes that individual capacities are intimately tied to the enabling (or disabling) character of social norms, practices, and institutions, which are, in turn.

A description of the clinical features of cancer in resource-poor settings with dramatic illustrations based on author's own observations; Emphasis of the interactions between chronic infections, including retroviruses (HIV/AIDS, HTLV-I) and the cancer burden of the low and middle-income world.

AIDS-Associated Cancers Cancer is a leading cause of death in patients with AIDS. The incidence of AIDS-defining cancers has been stable owing to highly active antiretroviral therapy, but among pat. Social analysis of collective health in Latin America.

Soc Sci Med. ; 28 (11)– Duke SI, Omi J. Development of AIDS education and prevention materials for women by health department staff and community focus groups.

AIDS Educ Prev. Summer; 3 (2)– Walsh ME, Bibace R. Developmentally-based AIDS/HIV education. AIDS-associated viral oncology is a significant healthcare problem. Since the identification of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated acquired immune disease syndrome (AIDS), the role of viruses in human cancers has become acutely apparent over the past twenty years.

The understanding and treatment of AIDS-associated cancers has become Manufacturer: Springer.Many people criticize the biomedical model in relation to AIDS.

First, we cannot state that AIDS is real, because nothing is “social and/or culture free” since society has created every idea (Whelan, b); this means that AIDS must be a social construction.

Social construction is that human beings make the world they live in (Whelan, b). The Changing Face of HIV/AIDS and Cancer. While the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has led to a rapid decline of incidence in certain cancers (see article on page 5), the types of cancers associated with AIDS have not substantially changed since the beginning of the AIDS epidemic.