Immunodeficiency and Cancer

Published on 04/03/2015 by admin

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Chapter 14

Immunodeficiency and Cancer

Summary of Key Points

• Cancer remains a major cause of mortality among patients with primary and acquired immunodeficiencies.

• Cancer in immunocompromised hosts is frequently associated with infectious agents, including the following:

• Categories of genetic immunodeficiencies with increased risk of the development of cancer include the following: