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Managing AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma and pregnancy
(AOSIS Publishing, 2013-05)
An estimated 30 - 40% of HIV-infected patients are likely to develop cancer during the progression of their disease. The occurrence of malignancy among these patients represents a difficult challenge in their care. Kaposi’s ...
Primary breast lymphoma and HIV/AIDS
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-09)
Primary extranodal lymphoma of the breast is rare and accounts for 0.04 - 0.53% of all malignant tumours, less than 1% of non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas (NHLs) and 1.7% of extranodal NHLs.1 Extranodal lymphoma arises from tissue ...
Gestational trophoblastic neoplasm and women living with HIV and/or AIDS
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-07-03)
The 2011 World Health Organization global report on HIV and/or AIDS estimated that sub-Saharan Africa comprised 67% of the global HIV burden, with a current estimate of 5.9 million cases in South Africa. Since the introduction ...
Ovarian germ cell tumour and bleomycin-induced lung injury
(Medpharm Publications, 2018)
Bleomycin, an antibiotic agent with antitumour activity, is an important drug in the management of many oncological malignancies such as lymphoma and germ cell tumours. These tumours are potentially curable and mostly ...