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

  • Treatment of invasive cervical cancer in HIV-infected women is similar to that in women without HIV infection[NYSDOH Cervical]
  • Standard therapy for invasive cervical cancer is surgery and/or radiation therapy[Kigula-Mugambe 2006]
  • Combined chemoradiotherapy (such as concomitant cisplatin with or without fluorouracil during radiation therapy) and/or ART[Robinson 2002; Adler 2010] may improve patient outcomes

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