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Is there a cure for AIDS-related lymphoma?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
In some cases, AIDS-related lymphoma can be cured. For example, chemotherapy can cure up to 90 percent of cases of Burkitt's lymphoma, an aggressive type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that is usually found among people with AIDS in Africa. For people with AIDS-related lymphoma, the probability that they will recover depends on several factors, including their CD4 (white blood cell) count, other infections, and how advanced the cancer is.

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