Cancer burden among HIV-positive persons in Nigeria: preliminary findings from the Nigerian AIDS-cancer match study

@inproceedings{AkaroloAnthony2013CancerBA,
  title={Cancer burden among HIV-positive persons in Nigeria: preliminary findings from the Nigerian AIDS-cancer match study},
  author={Sally N Akarolo-Anthony and Luigino Dal Maso and Festus Igbinoba and Sam M Mbulaiteye and Clement Adebamowo},
  booktitle={Infectious Agents and Cancer},
  year={2013}
}
Although Nigeria has a large HIV epidemic, the impact of HIV on cancer in Nigerians is unknown. We conducted a registry linkage study using a probabilistic matching algorithm among a cohort of HIV positive persons registered at health facilities where the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) provides HIV prevention and treatment services. Their data… CONTINUE READING