Optimal management of cervical cancer in HIV-positive patients: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Ntekim2015OptimalMO,
  title={Optimal management of cervical cancer in HIV-positive patients: a systematic review},
  author={Atara Ntekim and Oladapo Babatunde Campbell and Dietrich Rothenbacher},
  booktitle={Cancer medicine},
  year={2015}
}
The clinical management of cervical cancer in HIV-positive patients has challenges mainly due to the concerns on immune status. At present, their mode of management is similar to HIV-seronegative patients involving the use of chemotherapy and radiotherapy concurrently as indicated. HIV infection, cancer, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy lower immunity through reduction in CD4 cell counts. At present there are no treatment guidelines for HIV-positive patients. This study was done to systematically… CONTINUE READING
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