Management of AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Diagnosis of invasive cervical cancer should be confirmed by histology (Figure 13) (Table 2)[Wells 2003]
  • Prognostic factors include stage, volume and grade of tumor, histologic type, lymphatic spread, and vascular invasion
  • Evaluation for metastatic disease should include a physical examination for nodal metastases, an intravenous urogram, chest x-ray, and routine laboratory studies

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