Alterations in head and neck cancer occurring in HIV-infected patients--results of a pilot, longitudinal, prospective study.

@article{Singh1999AlterationsIH,
  title={Alterations in head and neck cancer occurring in HIV-infected patients--results of a pilot, longitudinal, prospective study.},
  author={Bhuvanesh Singh and S. Sabin and O Rofim and Ashok R. Shaha and G Har-el and Frank E Lucente},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={1999},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={1047-50}
}
To assess the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection on the presentation and course of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC), we performed a pilot, prospective, longitudinal study of all patients with HNSCC presenting to our institutions over a 6-month period (n = 10). A 60% incidence of HIV infection was seen in this study population, with SCC presenting as the initial manifestation of HIV infection in 2 of the 6 patients. In addition. HIV-infected patients were… CONTINUE READING