Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/15/21 (What's New)


  • Tumor type, stage of cancer, and functional status must be determined for proper management
  • Staging of non-small-cell lung cancer utilizes TNM system
    • For small cell carcinoma, one needs to establish if tumor is confined to one hemithorax or is more extensive

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Keywords: Cancer