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AIDS Associated Malignancies

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The objective of this presentation is to list and describe the mechanisms of AIDS-associated malignancies, identify and describe oncoviruses seen in the setting of HIV infection, describe the 3 AIDS-defining malignancies, and to develop a basic cancer therapy plan for patients with AIDS-defining malignancies.

African American Cultural Considerations in HIV/AIDS

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The objectives of this presentation are to discuss the statistics of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African American community; the historic context of the African American relationship with the health care and scientific community; the socioeconomic and political issues that plague the African American community; how stereotypes in the media affect the general mental, physical, and emotional health of those in the African American community; and discuss the possible solutions and strategies to help improve the state of African American health and reduce transmission of HIV.

HIV and Injection Drug Use Syringe Services Programs for HIV Prevention

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This Vital Signs highlights the importance of expanding access to SSPs, which provide sterile needles and syringes and ideally offer many other comprehensive services to help improve the health of PWID and their communities, such as treatment for substance use disorder, HIV, and hepatitis testing and linkage to treatment, and safe disposal of used syringes.

The Reproductive and Sexual Health of Young Men of Color

This information sheet includes data for young men of color regarding their reproductive and sexual health. A number of sexual health indicators show that young men of color are still disproportionately affected by STIs and HIV.

Vital Signs PDF

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Document provides an overview of basic HIV/AIDS facts and statistics in general. Also, describes the problem and what can be done to support HIV testing and prevention initiatives. Infographics provided as well.

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