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)

Summary

  • HCC screening with ultrasound and AFP recommended in persons with HIV with cirrhosis from any cause (Management Guidelines)[IDSA Primary Care]
  • Persons with HIV and HCC less likely to be retreated at recurrence, leading to decrease in OS vs persons without HIV who have HCC[Berretta 2011]
  • In transplant setting, significant potential exists for adverse drug interactions between ART and immunosuppressive therapy[Antonini 2004; Rudek 2011]

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