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KS Clearly Not a Conventional Neoplasm

March 01, 1999

SAN FRANCISCO-“Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) conforms very poorly to conventional notions about cancer,” Donald Ganem, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, said at a conference on globally emerging viral infections. “It’s properly classified as in the gray zone between proliferative hyperplasia and frank neoplasm.”

Optimism Over Anti-HIV Cocktails Tempered by Concerns

March 01, 1999

SAN FRANCISCO-Preliminary results of a prospective Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of nearly 45,000 US patients show a dose-response relationship between anti-HIV regimens incorporating protease inhibitors (highly active antiretroviral therapy or HAART) and decreased HIV-related mortality.

‘Continue CMV Prophylaxis for 2 to 3 Months After Starting HAART’

February 01, 1999

SAN FRANCISCO-“The onset of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) has dramatically changed the epidemiology of cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, leading to a 90% to 95% reduction in incidence among patients with AIDS,” W. Lawrence Drew, MD, PhD, of the University of California, San Francisco, said at a conference on globally emerging viral infections.