1st man cured of HIV infection now has terminal cancer


Cured of HIV infection, says he is terminally ill from a recurrence of the cancer that prompted his historic treatment 12 years ago, Timothy Ray Brown, known for years as the Berlin patient, Brown had a transplant in Germany from Adana with natural resistance to the AIDS virus. It was thought to have cured Brown's leukemia and HIV, but Brown says his cancer returned last year and has spread widely. This case has inspired scientist to seek more practical ways to try to cure the disease.

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