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BHIVA guidelines for HIV-associated malignancies 2014


The overall purpose of these guidelines is to provide guidance on best clinical practice in the treatment and management of adults with HIV infection and malignancy. The scope includes the management of diagnosed malignancies in people living with HIV but does not address screening for malignancies in this population.

The guidelines are aimed at clinical professionals directly involved with, and responsible for, the care of adults with HIV infection, and at community advocates responsible for promoting the best interests and care of HIV-positive adults. They should be read in conjunction with other published BHIVA guidelines.


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Appendix 1

Consultation comments
Comments received by the BHIVA Secretariat during the public consultation process

Presentation on these guidelines is available to download and use to facilitate dissemination and implementation of the BHIVA guidance.
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Non-technical summary

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Please note: The non-technical summary is less detailed than the full guideline and if you are reading this because it is relevant to your own healthcare, please do discuss any concerns or questions with your healthcare professionals.

Writing group

Prof Mark Bower (Chair), Dr Adrian Palfreeman (Vice-chair), Dr Maryam Alfa-Wali, Prof Chris Bunker, Dr Fiona Burns, Dr Duncan Churchill, Mr Simon Collins, Dr Kate Cwynarski, Dr Simon Edwards, Dr Paul Fields, Dr Kate Fife, Dr Eve Gallop-Evans, Dr Shireen Kassam, Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram, Prof Charles Lacey, Dr Robert Marcus, Dr Sylvia Montoto, Dr Mark Nelson, Dr Tom Newsom-Davis, Dr Chloe Orkin, Ms Kate Shaw, Dr Melinda Tenant-Flowers, Dr Andrew Webb, Dr Sarah Westwell, Mr Matt Williams

Peer review

The guidelines were peer reviewed by Dr Kate Fife, Cambridge University Hospital and Peterborough City Hospital.

Guideline updates and date of next review

The guidelines are currently undergoing review.


HIV Medicine (2014), 15 (Suppl. 2), 1–92.