Smoking is a serious threat for people living with HIV

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Study: PLWH Who Smoke Up to 13 Times More Likely to Die from Lung Cancer than AIDS

October 4, 2017 - HIV.gov Blog

TOPICS: PLWHA, Smoking
A new modeling analysis looking at the risk of lung cancer death due to smoking for a person living with HIV concluded that “for people living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy (ART), smoking is a much greater threat to their health than HIV itself." In fact... [READ MORE]

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For people living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy, smoking is a much greater threat to their health than HIV itself. 

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