NCI Definition: An aggressive lymphoma that develops in HIV-positive patients. There is a significant increase in the incidence of lymphomas associated with the AIDS epidemic. These lymphomas are usually extranodal, most often express a B-cell phenotype and morphologically are classified as Burkitt, diffuse large B-cell, and Hodgkin lymphomas. The prognosis is closely related to the severity of immunodeficiency. [1]

Disease Details

Lymphoma, AIDS-Related, Lymphoma AIDS Related, AIDS Related Lymphoma, AIDS Lymphoma, HIV Associated Lymphoma
Virus-Related Lymphoma


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 8. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.