|Do you have AIDS if you have non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and HIV?
Sep 27, 2002
I recently read your definition of Non Hodgkins Lymphoma on your website and it said about HIV and AIDS. Does this mean that anyone suffering from Non Hodgkins Lymphoma has HIV or AIDS?
Response from Dr. Dezube
There are four AIDS-defining cancer. This means that if a person has any of these four cancers and has HIV infection, then by definition the person has AIDS. The four AIDS-defining cancers are the following:
Systemic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Primary Central Nervous System non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
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