Radiotherapy for patients with the human immunodeficiency virus: are special precautions necessary?

@article{Housri2010RadiotherapyFP,
  title={Radiotherapy for patients with the human immunodeficiency virus: are special precautions necessary?},
  author={Nadine Housri and Robert Yarchoan and Aradhana Kaushal},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={273-83}
}
Shortly after the onset of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in the 1980s, reports of radiation-associated toxicity in patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS began to appear in the medical literature. Although the majority of reports have focused on AIDS-defining malignancies such as Kaposi sarcoma, greater-than-expected toxicity after a course of radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy has also been documented in cancers not generally classified as being… CONTINUE READING
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