We report the case of a patient with invasive uterine cervical carcinoma, who is also infected with human immunodeficiency virus. This patient has had the longest progression-free survival of any with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome uterine cervical carcinoma. She was found to be human immunodeficiency virus positive in February 1996 and found to have uterine cervical carcinoma stage IB in July 1996. Shortly thereafter, she underwent radiation therapy. She died of renal and liver failure in January 1999. However, no residual tumor existed at that time. The longest progression-free survival in this case may be attributable to maintenance of the CD4 cell count from the onset of uterine cervical carcinoma to death, which meant the patient's immune system to the cancer cells worked.
- uterine cervical carcinoma
- radiation therapy
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