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

  • Increased risk of seminomas (Figure 12), but not nonseminomatous germ cell tumors, found in men with HIV compared with controls without HIV[Lyter 1995; Hentrich 1996; Powles 2003b]
    • Incidence not changed in current era of ART
  • Presence of para-aortic lymphadenopathy in persons with HIV may erroneously result in upstaging[Powles 2003c]

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Keywords: Cancer