Malignancy in HIV/AIDs: a single hospital experience.

  title={Malignancy in HIV/AIDs: a single hospital experience.},
  author={Emily Albu and Mary Reed and Raminder Pathak and M Niazi and Mr K C Sivakumar and Eduardo Fernandes and R V Mailapur and Vellore Sundarajan Parithivel and Paul H. Gerst},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={75 1},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Our hospital serves an area with a significant number of patients seropositive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Intravenous drug abuse and heterosexual exposure are by far the predominant risk factors for HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Seven percent of these patients develop malignancies. Our aim was to study the types of tumor, their distribution, and to evaluate the patients' outcome. METHODS Of 3,578 patients with HIV infection or… CONTINUE READING
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