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

  • The incidence for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma is increased in those with HIV, according to a retrospective study of Veterans Administration data[Thrift 2019]
  • Risk factors for other esophageal and stomach cancers in patients with HIV otherwise are similar to those in general population (eg, Helicobacter pylori for gastric noncardia cancer)

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Keywords: Cancer