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Table 2 Ten most frequent cancers in black South African men and women by HIV status (2004 – 2009)

From: HIV testing and burden of HIV infection in black cancer patients in Johannesburg, South Africa: a cross-sectional study

HIV positive men (n = 596) HIV negative men (n = 1197)
Kaposi sarcoma 260 (43.6) Lip, oral cavity and pharynx 216 (18.1)
NHL 94 (15.8) Lung 167 (14.0)
    Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 54 (9.1)   
    Burkitt’s lymphoma 6 (1.0)
    Other NHL 34 (5.7)
Lip, oral cavity and pharynx 38 (6.4) Oesophagus 125 (10.4)
Lung 34 (5.7) Nasal cavity and larynx 82 (6.9)
Nasal cavity and larynx 21 (3.5) Stomach 54 (4.5)
Oesophagus 19 (3.2) Colon 45 (3.8)
Hodgkin Lymphoma 15 (2.5) Anorectal 45 (3.8)
Liver 11 (1.9) Liver 45 (3.8)
Stomach 9 (1.5) Pancreas 39 (3.3)
Skin (non-melanoma, non-SCC*) 7 (1.2) Prostate 39 (3.3)
HIV positive women (n = 1237) HIV negative women (n = 2406)
Cervix 448 (36.2) Breast 874 (36.3)
Breast 241 (19.5) Cervix 718 (29.8)
Kaposi sarcoma 226 (18.3) Oesophagus 93 (3.9)
NHL 95 (7.7) Ovary 89 (3.7)
    Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 61 (4.9)   
    Burkitt’s lymphoma 9 (0.7)
    Other NHL 25 (2.0)
Lip, oral cavity and pharynx 26 (2.1) Uterus 84 (3.5)
Vulva 22 (1.8) Colon 54 (2.2)
Uterus 17 (1.4) Lip, oral cavity and pharynx 51 (2.1)
Conjunctiva, Eye 17 (1.4) Lung 48 (2.0)
Lung 15 (1.2) Anorectal 39 (1.6)
Oesophagus 14 (1.1) NHL 30 (1.3)
       Diffuse large B cell lymphoma 10 (0.4)
    Burkitt’s lymphoma 2 (0.1)
    Other NHL 18 (0.8)
  1. Numbers (%) are shown.
  2. *non-squamous cell carcinoma.