HIV-positive patients with anal carcinoma have poorer treatment tolerance and outcome than HIV-negative patients.

@article{Kim2001HIVpositivePW,
  title={HIV-positive patients with anal carcinoma have poorer treatment tolerance and outcome than HIV-negative patients.},
  author={Jessica H Kim and Babak Sarani and Bruce A. Orkin and Heather A. Young and John White and I. R. Tannebaum and Sarah Stein and Bryan Bennett},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={1496-502}
}
PURPOSE Anal carcinoma is being found in HIV-positive patients with increasing frequency. Most patients are treated with combined chemotherapy and radiation. It was our impression that HIV-positive patients do not fare as well as HIV-negative patients in terms of both response to and tolerance of therapy. METHODS To test this hypothesis, we reviewed our experience with anal carcinoma and compared HIV-positive to HIV-negative patients by age, gender, sexual orientation, stage at diagnosis… CONTINUE READING

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