Objective: H1V-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 Iimportance of the screening and of early diagnosis

Ceccarelli, M;Cacopardo, B;
2019-01-01

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Objective: H1V-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; PLWH; HIV; ART; HPV; Screening
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