Case-control studies have demonstrated that sexual risk factors (homosexuality in men and multiple sexual partners in women) are strongly associated with anal cancer risk. For the current generation of adult high-risk populations, screening programs to allow early detection and treatment are under investigation.
CONCLUSIONS: Our study provides strong evidence that a sexually transmitted infection causes anal cancer. The presence of high-risk types of HPV, notably HPV (which is known to cause cancer of the cervix), in the majority of anal-cancer tissue specimens suggests that most anal cancers are potentially preventable.
Anal cancer incidence and death are on the rise, a new study finding made more poignant by the fact that there's a vaccine to prevent the.
The letter said: 'The increasing incidence of HPV and development of anal lesions in gay men, particularly HIV positive gay men, is alarming.
Increasing rates of anal cancer may be attributable to more prevalent of anal sex images of heterosexual couples in pornography, have. There is also an increased incidence of anal and genital trauma and battering to was worsened if there was additional pornography exposure or production.