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The spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus-associated cancers in a South African black population: results from a case-control study, 1995-2004.

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The effect of the evolving HIV epidemic on cancer has been sparsely documented in Africa. We report results on the risk of cancer associated with HIV-1 infection using data from an ongoing study. A case-control analysis was used to estimate the relative risk (odds ratio, OR) of cancer types known to be AIDS defining: Kaposi's sarcoma (n = 333), non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL, n = 223) and cancers of the cervix (n = 1,586), and 11 cancer types possibly associated with HIV infection: Hodgkin lymphom...

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10.1002/ijc.23391

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Author
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer More from this journal
Volume:
122
Issue:
10
Pages:
2260-2265
Publication date:
2008-05-01
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
Language:
English
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pubs:34116
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uuid:6e07b6dc-2370-4601-a15f-424426c928b0
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pubs:34116
Source identifiers:
34116
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2012-12-19

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