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"Anal Cancer Rates Rising And It Can Be Prevented: Study" - Theresa Braine

  • Ny Daily News
  • New York, NY
  • (November 21, 2019)

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 underlying cause – except few people know to get it. “Screening for anal cancer is not currently performed, except in certain high-risk groups, and the results of this study suggest that evaluation of broader screening efforts should be considered,” said study author Keith Sigel, MD, associate professor of medicine, general internal medicine and infectious diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Keith M Sigel, MD, Associate Professor, Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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