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AIDS-Related Malignancies

  • By: Christine Curry
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The onset of the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic was heralded by an increased incidence of a rare malignancy, Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), in 1981. Since then, scientists have recognized that individuals with AIDS have an increased risk of developing several ...

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