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The following description will focus on the cancers most stronglay associated with AIDS, providing a brief description of the background, clinical features, and incidence, against which the AIDS­associated cases will be compared.  Increases in KS and NHL were most dramatic, but anal cancers and Hodgkin's disease also increased.  However, the increase in AIDS cases in this group attests to their high risk of HIV infection. Although KS and NHL incidences increased, there was a decrease in both invasive and in situ cervical cancer and little change in the incidence of Hodgkin's disease.

Lyon: World Health Organization, 1996.  Lancet 351:1833– 1839, 1998.  2; 3) at high risk of HIV infection show the influence of the AIDS epidemic on cancer incidence in some populations. The following description will focus on the cancers most stronglay associated with AIDS, providing a brief description of the background, clinical features, and incidence, against which the AIDS­associated cases will be compared.  Increases in KS and NHL were most dramatic, but anal cancers and Hodgkin's disease also increased.

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