December 2018- In sub-Saharan Africa, limited epidemiological data describe cancer burden among ART users. We link cases from the population-based cancer registry with EMRs supporting ART delivery in Malawi’s two largest HIV cohorts, Lighthouse Trust and Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital to identify cancer burden.
Category: HIV-associated malignancies
January 2017- Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is the leading cancer in much of sub-Saharan Africa. HIV has resulted in a dramatic increase in KS throughout the region, due to high overlapping prevalence of HIV and the etiologic agent of KS, Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus. We sought to describe contemporary burden and characteristics of KS in the HIV+ and … Continued
September 2014 – A case study highlighting the need to increase familiarity with multicentric Castleman’s disease among clinicians and pathologists in Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus endemic regions, and to develop high-quality diagnostic pathology services throughout sub-Saharan Africa.