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

  • LDSCT under investigation as screening tool for lung cancer
  • Updated guidelines from several organizations now suggest screening for those at high risk for lung cancer (based on age and smoking history)[USPSTF Lung; NCCN Lung Screening; Bach 2012; Wender 2013]
    • Guidelines do not include information on patients with HIV or immunodeficiency

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Keywords: Cancer