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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Anal cancer in people living with HIV: the importance of the screening and of early diagnosis
Submission date: 05 Dec 2018
Revised on: 03 Jan 2019
Accepted on: 03 May 2019
Published online: 18 Jun 2019
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