About HIV/Aids


The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) is caused by infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Diagnosing HIV

This section explains the types of HIV tests available.

AIDS-related lymphoma

Lymphoma describes a group of cancers that affect the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's immune defense system.

HIV and cervical cancer

The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) that connects the uterus to the vagina (birth canal).

HIV and lung cancer

Lung cancer, also known as bronchogenic carcinoma ("carcinoma" means cancer), is the most fatal form of cancer, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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