HIV-positive patients suffer from higher cancer-related mortality compared to the general population. Anal cancer (AC) is considered as a rare form of neoplasm, accounting for 4% of all cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract in the general population. Approximately 88% of AC cases are associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. This paper purpose is the diagnostic and therapeutic management of AC in HIV infect people.

Anal cancer in people living with HIV: the importance of the screening and of early diagnosis

Ceccarelli, M.;Venanzi Rullo, E.
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Facciola', A.;Micali, C.;Coco, M.;Foca', E.;Picerno, I.;Visalli G.;Nunnari, G.;Pellicano', G. F.
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2019

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HIV-positive patients suffer from higher cancer-related mortality compared to the general population. Anal cancer (AC) is considered as a rare form of neoplasm, accounting for 4% of all cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract in the general population. Approximately 88% of AC cases are associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. This paper purpose is the diagnostic and therapeutic management of AC in HIV infect people.
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