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AIDS-Related Cancers and Their Treatment

1st Edition

By Ellen G. Feigal, Alexandra M. Levine, Robert J. Biggar

CRC Press

448 pages

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This book summarizes the etiology, presentation, and treatment of the complex symptoms, infections, and opportunistic cancers of people living with HIV/AIDS. With contributions from nearly 25 clinicians and citing more than 1200 references to support and elaborate on text material, AIDS-Related Cancers and Their Treatment is a crucial reference for all clinical specialists involved.

Table of Contents

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Robert J. Biggar

HIV Infection, Immunity, and Cancer,

Robert J. Biggar

Epidemiology of Malignancies in HIV/AIDS,

Robert J. Biggar

Diagnosis and Treatment of AIDS-Associated Kaposi's Sarcoma,

Susan E. Krown

Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in the Patient with AIDS, Alexandra M. Levine

Anal Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions in HIV-Positive Men and Women,

Joel Palefsky

The Management of Cervical Neoplasia in HIV-Infected Women,

Mitchell Maiman

Cytokines, Viruses, Angiogenesis: New Therapies for Kaposi's Sarcoma, Steven A. Miles

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Future Targets for Prevention and Therapy, David T. Scadden

HPV-Related Neoplasia in HIV Infection: Proposed Mechanisms for Development of Malignancy, Cathy W. Critchlow and Nancy B. Kiviat

Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers in the HIV-Infected Patient,

Emanuela Vaccher and Umberto Tirelli

Pediatric Malignancies, Brigitta U. Mueller and Philip A. Pizzo

Attenuation of Chemotherapy Side Effects in AIDS-Associated Malignancies, Alice Reier, Fa-Chyi Lee, and Ronald T. Mitsuyasu

Considerations in the Management of HIV Infection in Patients Undergoing Antineoplastic Chemotherapy,

Richard F. Little and Robert Yarchoan

Management of Opportunistic Infections,

Kirk D. Miller and Henry Masur

AIDS and Social Context, Mindy Thompson Fullilove

An Activist Perspective on the Gay Community Living with HIV, Primary Care, and Clinical Trials, Michael Marco

National Cancer Institute Resources for AIDS Oncology Research,

Ellen G. Feigal

About the Authors

Feigal, Ellen G.; Levine, Alexandra M.; Biggar, Robert J.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Hematology