Tolerance of patients with human immunodeficiency virus and anal carcinoma to treatment with combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

@article{Holland1994ToleranceOP,
  title={Tolerance of patients with human immunodeficiency virus and anal carcinoma to treatment with combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy.},
  author={J. Michael Holland and Patrick S. Swift},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={193 1},
  pages={251-4}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate treatment tolerance in patients with and without the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who were undergoing treatment of anal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS The authors retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 62 patients with anal cancer who received radiation treatment. Seven patients had HIV, four of whom had acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Fifty-five patients were HIV negative, including 11 patients identified as being at high risk for HIV infection whose… CONTINUE READING