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This trial studies the frequency of incident and prevalent of cancer in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) at cancer centers in Latin America. By counting how many people living with HIV/AIDS have cancer at these specific centers, researchers may better understand how they are being treated and cared for. This may help researchers to understand what new studies may be helpful for those areas in the future.
I. To determine the number of diagnosed cancers in people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) presenting to participating clinical sites in Latin America, and estimate site-specific prevalence based on all presenting cancers (new diagnosis, recurrence, and surveillance cases) and site-specific incidence based on newly diagnosed cancers.
I. Obtain information on the use of diagnostic testing and treatment for the cohort of diagnosed HIV-associated cancer participants.
II. To collect information on participant characteristics for diagnosed HIV-associated cancers (e.g., antiretroviral therapy [ART] regimen, current CD4 count, current viral load, etc.).
I. To determine the timelines and requirements for protocol review and approval at the local, regional, and national level.
II. To familiarize local sites with the online data entry systems utilized by the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC).
Patients respond to surveys and/or undergo medical record review at baseline and at 4 weeks.
Medical Chart Review, Survey Administration
Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia
Ciudad de Mexico
Not yet recruiting
AIDS Malignancy Consortium
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-09-19T03:56:43-0400
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Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Organizations representing designated geographic areas which have contracts under the PRO program to review the medical necessity, appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Peer Review Improvement Act, PL 97-248, 1982.
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A detailed review and evaluation of selected clinical records by qualified professional personnel for evaluating quality of medical care.
Physicians who serve in a medical and administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff and who also may serve as liaison for the medical staff with the administration and governing board.
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AIDS and HIV
AIDS; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. HIV; Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV infection causes AIDS. HIV infection also causes the production of anti-HIV antibodies, which forms the test for HIV in patients. People who have the HIV antibodies are ...
Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), the causative agent of AIDS. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, more commonly known as HIV, is a member of the lentivirus sub-set of the retrovirus family of pathogens. It causes AIDS, or Acquired Immuno Deficiency Sy...