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HIV infection connected to rising anal cancer rates in men in the U.S.

Posted on October 05, 2012

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection contributes substantially to the epidemic of anal cancer in men, but not women in the United States, according to new research from NCI. Their findings were published online October 5, 2012, in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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NCI News Note: HIV infection connected to rising anal cancer rates in men in the U.S.

The National Cancer Institute press note for the study

DCEG Linkage: Cancer Risk Among Immunosuppressed Populations

Research highlight in the DCEG Linkage Newsletter

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