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Cancer-associated viruses are a threat to those living with HIV

Cancer-associated viruses, such as human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis C, are especially dangerous for people living with HIV. HPV causes more than 90 percent of cervical and anal cancers diagnosed each year, while hepatitis C causes nearly half of all liver cancer cases. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), people infected with HIV […]