Study Compares HIV, Cancer Treatments, Outcomes in Older Patients

JAMA Oncology

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019

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Bottom Line: This study compared outcomes after a cancer diagnosis in patients with and without HIV who were 65 or older, had similar stages of cancer, and had received stage-appropriate cancer treatment in the year following diagnosis.

Authors: Anna E. Coghill, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, in Tampa, Florida, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2019.1742)

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