Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 12/12/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Few data on efficacy and toxicity of chemotherapy and radiation therapy for HIV-related lung cancer
  • In general, management of non-small-cell lung cancer dictated by stage
  • It is recommended that HIV-infected patients with small cell lung cancer receive treatment similar to that received by their HIV-negative counterparts (Management Guidelines)[Bower 2014]

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Keywords: Cancer