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September 28, 2009

Infections and smoking increase risk of non-AIDS cancers for people with HIV

"A meta-analysis has found that, compared to the general population, HIV-positive individuals have an increased risk of several non-AIDS-defining cancers. The research, which is published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, showed that HIV-positive individuals had an increased risk of several infection-related cancers, as well as malignancies that are related to smoking."

Read more in Aidsmap, September 28, 2009.