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)


  • Incidence of esophageal and stomach cancers increased in people with AIDS vs general population[Persson 2011; Persson 2012]
    • At both sites, increased risk driven by excess of lymphomas
    • Risk of stomach adenocarcinoma in people with AIDS elevated in noncardia region of stomach

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Keywords: Cancer