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AIDS/HIV Related Cancer - Glossary

Last Updated on Jan 28, 2016
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AIDS - A condition caused by HIV virus that results in decreased immunity and predisposes the patient to infections and cancer.

Cancer - Abnormal growth of cells that spreads to different organs and can result in death.
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Cervix - The lower tubular portion of the uterus.

Immunity - The ability of the body to fight infection.

Malignancy - Cancer.

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