HIV as a risk factor for lung cancer in women: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.

@article{Levine2010HIVAA,
  title={HIV as a risk factor for lung cancer in women: data from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.},
  author={Alexandra M. Levine and Eric C. Seaberg and Nancy A. Hessol and Susan Preston-Martin and Sylvia Silver and Mardge H. Cohen and Kathryn M Anastos and Howard Minkoff and Jan Orenstein and Geraldina Dominguez and D Heather Watts},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={28 9},
  pages={
          1514-9
        }
}
PURPOSE Prior reports of an increased risk of lung cancer in HIV-infected individuals have not always included control groups, nor considered other risk factors such as tobacco exposure. We sought to determine the role of HIV infection and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on lung cancer incidence in 2,651 HIV-infected and 898 HIV-uninfected women from the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). METHODS A prospective study of the incidence rates of lung cancer was conducted, with… CONTINUE READING

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