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Man cured of HIV, cancer following breakthrough stem cell transplant: Doctors

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A 66-year-old man who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 is said to be free of both the HIV virus and cancer. He received a stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor for leukemia. The City of Hope patient is reportedly the fourth patient in the world and the oldest to go into long-term remission of HIV.
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Docs Transplant Stem Cells In Cancer Patient

The medical oncology specialist team of Dr Guruprasad Bhat and Dr Najeeb Behzad Mohammed successfully performed an autologous stem cell transplant in a 20-year-old cancer patient at Unity Hospital recently. The patient was suffering from Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Oldest patient yet cured of HIV after receiving stem cell transplant

‘City of Hope’ patient, aged 66, received transplant to treat leukemia from donor naturally resistant to Aids-causing virus

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Man cured of HIV, cancer following breakthrough stem cell transplant: Doctors

A 66-year-old man who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 is said to be free of both the HIV virus and cancer.

4 months ago·United States
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Researcher Hye! Stem cell transplant cures HIV patient aged 66 successfully

Reuters reported on July 27, citing a revelation by researchers indicating the success of a stem cell transplant to treat a 66-year-old leukemia patient was found to be able to treat HIV as well.

4 months ago·Thailand
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Researchers Say 66-Year-Old Man Cured of HIV After Stem Cell Transplant

The man received the transplant in 2019 after he was diagnosed with leukemia: ‘I thought it was a death sentence,’ he said about his HIV diagnosis.

4 months ago
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Man cured of HIV, cancer following breakthrough stem cell transplant: Doctors

A 66-year-old man who was diagnosed with HIV in 1988 is said to be free of both the HIV virus and cancer.

4 months ago·United States
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