• Solving mystery of rare cancers directly caused by HIV

    4 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    For nearly a decade, scientists have known that HIV integrates itself into genes in cells that have the potential to cause cancer. And when this happens in animals with other retroviruses, those animals often develop cancer. But, perplexingly and fortunately, that isn't regularly happening in people living with HIV. A new study reveals why doctors aren't seeing high rates of T cell lymphomas - or cancers of the immune system - in patients with HIV.
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