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The American Cancer Society estimates that about one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.
People living with HIV are also facing cancer as they age.
They also have a higher rate of death from cancer after receiving a diagnosis.
This increased risk did not, however, apply to malignant melanoma.
People living with HIV are at increased risk of melanoma irrespective of antiretroviral use, especially if they are white skinned.
The types of cancers in HIV-positive patients have shifted since antiretroviral therapies were introduced in the mid-’90s, according to resear...
We’ve been talking about Proleukin (interleukin-2, or IL-2, used to treat melanoma and kidney cancers) for more than 15 years.
Two rare types of skin cancer occur more commonly in people with an AIDS diagnosis than in their HIV-negative peers—while melanoma does not
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