AIDS-Related Cancer Treatments
If you have an AIDS-related cancer, your physician may recommend steps you can take on your own to reduce your symptoms. Treatments available for AIDS-related cancer include:
- Kaposi sarcoma: Treatment may include anti-HIV drugs, surgery, chemotherapy and radiation.
- AIDS-related lymphoma: Treatment may include the use of anti-HIV drugs, chemotherapy and radiation.
- Cervical cancer: Treatment often begins with a small surgical procedure to remove the cancer cells. In some cases, chemotherapy, radiation and/or surgery to remove the uterus and other tissues may be necessary as well.
- Anal and lung cancers: Surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are used to treat these forms of AIDS-related cancer.