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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Cáncer relacionado con el SIDA

AIDS-related cancer (…reh-LAYT-ed KAN-ser)
Certain cancer types that are more likely to occur in people who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most common types are Kaposi sarcoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Other AIDS-related cancers include Hodgkin disease and cancers of the lung, mouth, cervix, and digestive system.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.