Health Topics: General Health and Pediatrics
Dr. Marschall is the director of the HIV Services Mental Health Program at Children's National.
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Soft tissue sarcoma is a type of cancer that grows in soft tissues that support and connect parts of the body.
The AIDS epidemic still claims an estimated 2 million lives each year, of which about 270,000 are children. The Washington, DC area leads the nation with one of the highest infection rates. Children’s National clinicians and staff play an important role in the treatment of those with the disease, and in changing the way our community thinks about HIV/AIDS by clearing up misconceptions and discouraging stigma and discrimination.
Today is World AIDS Day, an opportunity to learn the facts about HIV, and to show support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died from the disease caused by the human immunodeficiency virus. The theme this year for World AIDS Day is "Focus, Partner, Achieve: An AIDS-Free Generation."
Children's National Health System researchers joining other teams have uncovered new evidence that T-cells, a type of blood cells, can effectively restore antiviral immunity after transplantation for some of the most high-risk viruses following transplant.