Lung cancer in persons with AIDS in Italy, 1985-1998

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Abstract

The Italian Cancer and AIDS Registries Linkage Study was used to compare the incidence of lung cancer in persons with HIV/AIDS (PWA) before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Twenty-one lung cancers were identified in 12 104 PWA. Incidence rates of lung cancer in PWA exceeded those in the general population, but no increase emerged after HAART. Population-based studies with long follow-up are needed to monitor trends in non-AIDS defining cancer in PWA.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2117-2119
Number of pages3
JournalAIDS (London, England)
Volume17
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 26 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Immunology and Allergy

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