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Older patients with HIV should be offered cancer screening, study recommends

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5262 (Published 06 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5262
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

People with HIV should be monitored for cancers as they get older, says a study in Annals of Internal Medicine which shows that they are at higher risk for several cancers including lung cancer.1

The cohort study compared time trends in cumulative cancer incidence by age 75 in 86 620 people with HIV and 196 987 …

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