RITA: issue on lung health

The latest issue of the community journal Research Action Treatment Initiative (RITA!) is on lung cancer in people with HIV. (PDF)

The review articles discuss:

  • Changes in lung cancer prevalence, incidence, and age at diagnosis in people with HIV.
  • The three big risk factors: smoking, low CD4 count and prior lung infection.
  • When to screen people with HIV for lung cancer. 
  • Disparities between people with HIV and the general population in lung cancer treatment and mortality.
  • The doctor-oriented interview features Keith Sigel, who has led research on this topic.

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