Increased risk of stomach and esophageal malignancies in people with AIDS.

@article{Persson2012IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of stomach and esophageal malignancies in people with AIDS.},
  author={E. Christina Persson and Meredith S. Shiels and Sanford M. Dawsey and Kishor Bhatia and Lesley Anderson and E. A. N. Engels},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={143 4},
  pages={943-950.e2}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS People infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of some malignancies, but little is known about the effects of infection on risk of cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract. We evaluated the risks of different histologic and anatomic subtypes of carcinomas and non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs) of the stomach and esophagus in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). METHODS We analyzed data from the HIV/AIDS Cancer Match Study, which… CONTINUE READING

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