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Are AIDS-related cancers serious?

AIDS-related cancers are very serious. They can be treated, but they can also be fatal. Different types of AIDS-related cancers can cause pain, bleeding, and harm to various organs, including the brain. Cancer may grow faster in people with HIV because of their weakened immune systems. Aggressive cancer treatment may damage some people's bodies even further.

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Are AIDS-related cancers contagious?
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