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

  • Lung cancer currently most prevalent NADC[Mani 2012] (Figure 9)
  • As in HIV-negative persons, cigarette smoking is key predisposing factor[Clifford 2005]
    • Incidence of lung cancer 2-4 times higher in HIV-infected persons than in general population[Mani 2012]

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Keywords: Cancer