Therapeutics

Scott Dryden-Peterson

Botswana’s cautionary tale of the co-epidemic of HIV and cervical cancer

October 13, 2016

HIV infection increases mortality in African women with cervical cancer

“Botswana was the first country in Africa to provide comprehensive HIV treatment to its citizens and has one of the most effective antiretroviral treatment programs globally,” Scott Dryden-Peterson, MD, instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and associate physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, told HemOnc Today. “As such, trends in Botswana are indicative of what will happen in other heavily HIV affected countries that also now have good access to HIV treatment.… Read more about Botswana’s cautionary tale of the co-epidemic of HIV and cervical cancer