Wietfeldt DE, Thiele J. Concurrent cisplatin, continuous infusion fluorouracil and radiotherapy followed by tailored consolidation treatment in non metastatic anal squamous cell carcinoma. Anal cancer symptoms can be similar to those of hemorrhoidsirritable bowel syndrome IBSand many gastrointestinal diseases. There are more than types of HPV - some low-risk and some high-risk. Anal cancer often presents with rectal bleeding. This article is presented with the aim of reviewing this disease in the light of recent developments.
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Anal cancer – a review
The anus is the opening at the bottom of your intestines where stool exits the body. Archived from the original on 14 September Increased incidence of squamous cell anal cancer among men with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. TX Primary tumor cannot be assessed. Recent studies have proposed that screening of HIV-positive and HIV-negative homosexual and bisexual men at 2—3 yearly intervals could be cost-effective and have significant benefits on overall life-expectancy. The way the chemotherapy is given depends on the type and stage of the cancer being treated.