NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,222 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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AIDS-defining cancer
(… deh-FY-ning KAN-ser)
A type of cancer that a person infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is at high risk of developing. If a person with HIV develops one of these cancers, it means they have AIDS. AIDS-defining cancers include Kaposi sarcoma, certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cervical cancer.