Contribution of HIV infection to mortality among cancer patients in Uganda.

  title={Contribution of HIV infection to mortality among cancer patients in Uganda.},
  author={Anna E Coghill and Polly A Newcomb and M M Madeleine and Barbra Ann Richardson and Innocent Mutyaba and Fred Okuku and Warren Phipps and Henry R. Wabinga and Jackson Orem and Corey Casper},
  volume={27 18},
OBJECTIVE HIV infection is associated with cancer risk. This relationship has resulted in a growing cancer burden, especially in resource-limited countries where HIV is highly prevalent. Little is known, however, about how HIV affects cancer survival in these settings. We therefore investigated the role of HIV in cancer survival in Uganda. DESIGN Retrospective cohort (N = 802). METHODS Eligible cancer patients were residents of Kyadondo County, at least 18 years of age at cancer diagnosis… CONTINUE READING
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