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A case-control study of human immunodeficiency virus infection and cancer in adults and children residing in Kampala, Uganda.

Abstract:

Uganda offers a unique setting in which to study the effect of human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) on cancer. HIV-1 is prevalent there, and cancers which are known to be HIV-associated, such as Kaposi's sarcoma and Burkitt's lymphoma, are endemic. Adults residing in Kampala, Uganda, presenting with cancer in city hospitals were interviewed and had an HIV test. Of the 302 adults recruited, 190 had cancers with a potentially infectious aetiology (cases). The remaining 112 adults with tumours...

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Ziegler, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Carpenter, L More by this author
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
92
Issue:
5
Pages:
622-627
Publication date:
2001-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:ce42ebb0-8c27-476a-9219-10c6a92288b1
Source identifiers:
31872
Local pid:
pubs:31872

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