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HIV Infection and AIDS-Associated Neoplasms 

HIV Infection and AIDS-Associated Neoplasms
Chapter:
HIV Infection and AIDS-Associated Neoplasms
Source:
Psycho-Oncology (3 ed.)
Author(s):

Joanna S. Dognin

and Peter A. Selwyn

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199363315.003.0023

This chapter describes the cancer burden among HIV population, presents three case examples that illustrate the impact of HIV and cancer on the psychological health of individuals and families, and advocates for an integrated behavioral medicine framework. Finally, the chapter discusses changes in palliative care and the need to combine curative therapies with palliative care in the fourth decade of HIV/AIDS.

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