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)


  • NADCs refers to neoplasms other than AIDS-defining malignancies that occur in HIV infection (Table 1)
  • Spectrum and incidence of neoplasms among persons infected with HIV has increased contributing to overall mortality rates[Pantanowitz 2009a; Zucchetto 2010; Bonnet 2009; Ingle 2014]
  • Anal cancer is the only neoplasm that is increased both in incidence among persons with HIV and in relative incidence compared with general population over time in United States[Patel 2008]

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Keywords: Cancer