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

  • Increased risk of seminomas (Figure 12), but not nonseminomatous germ cell tumors, in HIV-infected men compared with HIV-negative controls[Lyter 1995; Hentrich 1996; Powles 2003b]
    • Not altered in current era of ART
  • Presence of para-aortic lymphadenopathy in HIV-infected patients may erroneously result in upstaging[Powles 2003c]

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Keywords: Cancer