Cancer treatment for patients with HIV

What The Study Did: For patients with HIV, CD4 counts reflect the health of their immune system and HIV RNA levels indicate their viral load. This observational study focused on how cancer treatments were associated with those two important clinical measures and risk of death in nearly 200 patients with HIV and cancer.

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Authors: Keri L. Calkins, Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.4648)

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