Given that most AIDS-related cancers
are lymphomas, it is "quite remarkable to show solid tumor differences" in the AIDS population vs.
The incidence of AIDS-related cancers
is falling among people infected with HIV, while other cancers are increasing in this population, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute.
When people with HIV began taking strong anti-retroviral combinations, AIDS-related cancers
like Kaposi sarcoma and lymphoma became less common.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, is holding a symposium to celebrate and showcase several important historic achievements in HIV/AIDS research made by former and current NCI scientists, introduce a new Center of Excellence for HIV/AIDS and cancer virology, and discuss new directions in the continuing effort to combat HIV infection, the devastating consequences of AIDS, and AIDS-related cancers
Impact of HAART on the clinical management of AIDS-related cancers
Investigations into new drugs and vaccines for AIDS-related cancers