HIV-positive patients have a higher incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancers. Specifically, basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas occur more than twice as often among HIV-positive persons.
In 2010, 32 percent had received three doses of vaccine; incidence of some HPV-linked cancers up.
High incidence compared to general population, especially for men who have sex with men.
Based on the current literature associating human papillomavirus (HPV) with head and neck cancer, what public health initiatives need to be implemented?
Targeted prophylaxis strategy is most cost-effective in highest risk men who have sex with men.
Phase 2 study shows overall response rate of 31 percent in patients with poor-prognosis HIV-KS.
Drugs to keep HIV-infected women from transmitting virus to fetus may trigger cleft defects.
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