HIV Infection, AIDS, and Cancer

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More information from your American Cancer Society

We have some related information that may also be helpful to you. These materials may be read online or ordered from our toll-free number.

Infectious Agents and Cancer

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer

Cervical Cancer: Prevention and Early Detection

National organizations and Web sites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

(US Department of Health and Human Services AIDS Information)
Toll-free number: 1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440), 12 noon to 5 pm Eastern time
Web site:

    Has fact sheets and other HIV health topics, HIV clinical trials information and treatment guidelines. Also available in Spanish.

AIDS InfoNet
New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center
Web site:

    Internet-only service with easy-to-read fact sheets on most HIV/AIDS topics, which can be printed free of charge. Fact sheets are also available in Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, and Telugu.

US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service
Web site:

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)
Toll free number: 1-800-227-8922
Web site:

    Offers facts and answers about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV and AIDS. Includes information on preventing the spread of HIV and STDs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)
Web site:

    Information about HIV prevention and transmission; phone questions 24 hours a day. In English or Spanish.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site:

    For reliable information on cancer and clinical trials.

Project Inform
Toll-free number: 1-800-822-7422
Web site:

    Answers HIV-related questions; offers an information packet for people newly diagnosed with HIV; has live answers from 10 am to 4 pm Pacific time. Includes information on prevention concerns for HIV infected people, pregnancy and HIV.

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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Last Medical Review: 02/01/2012
Last Revised: 07/05/2012