NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,489 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- AIDS-defining cancer
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- 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.