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Overview of the epidemiology of immunodeficiency-associated cancers.

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Immunodeficiency, be it congenital, therapeutic, or infectious in origin, increases the risk of certain, but not all, types of cancer. A common feature of these cancers is that specific infectious agents appear to be important in their etiology, not only in immunodeficient subjects but also in the general population. People with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are at an increased risk of Kaposi's sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, squamous cell carcinoma of the conj...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs
Volume:
1998
Issue:
23
Pages:
1-6
Publication date:
1998-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1745-6614
ISSN:
1052-6773
Source identifiers:
36221
Language:
English
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pubs:36221
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uuid:6f783b67-ef24-44c9-ac65-6027c443dd67
Local pid:
pubs:36221
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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