Anal cancer is not exactly rampant in people living with HIV (PLWH). According to University of California San Francisco’s Joel Palefsky, M.D., a
For many years, the lack of randomised data has limited screening programmes for anal cancer, even though rates are significantly higher in people
"In theory, looking for and treating high-grade disease (like we know works in the cervix) is a potential way to prevent anal cancer in high-risk
The discovery that anal pre-cancer lesions can be detected and easily treated early to prevent the often deadly cancer is similar to what happened
Long-awaited results from the ANCHOR study suggest screening to detect precancerous lesions should be part of routine care.