Do Doctors Test For Hiv Before Surgery

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If I have cancer surgery will doctors test me for HIV?

When you are diagnosed with cancer and have surgery do doc's test for HIV?
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
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