Human immunodeficiency virus-associated lung cancer in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Pakkala2012HumanIV,
  title={Human immunodeficiency virus-associated lung cancer in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Suchita Pakkala and Zhengjia Chen and David Rimland and Taofeek K Owonikoko and Clifford James Gunthel and Johann R Brandes and Nabil R Saba and Dong M Shin and Walter J. Curran and Fadlo R. Khuri and Suresh S Ramalingam},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={164-72}
}
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the leading cause of death among non-acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining malignancies. Because highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has improved the survival of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the authors evaluated lung cancer outcomes in the HAART era. METHODS HIV-positive patients who were diagnosed with lung cancer at the authors' institution during the HAART era (1995-2008) were analyzed. Patient charts were reviewed for… CONTINUE READING

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