AIDS Treatment News logo      

October 15, 2010

People with HIV not developing cancers at younger age than rest of population

aidsmap: "People with AIDS are not developing most non-HIV-related cancers at a younger age than individuals in the general population, US investigators report in the October 5th edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

"The investigators noted significant structural differences in the ages of those with AIDS and patients in the general population. Once adjustment was made for these differences, the investigators found that the age at which individuals with AIDS developed many non-HIV-related cancers was broadly comparable to that observed in the general population."