Epidemiology of Anal Canal Cancer

Valerie M. Nelson, Al B Benson III

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Abstract

Anal cancer is a rare malignancy, although its incidence has been increasingly in recent decades. This article discusses risk factors for anal cancer and how these risk factors affect the changing demographics of this disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-15
Number of pages7
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

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Anus Neoplasms
Anal Canal
Epidemiology
Demography
Incidence
Neoplasms

Keywords

  • Anal canal
  • Epidemiology
  • HIV
  • HPV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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Epidemiology of Anal Canal Cancer. / Nelson, Valerie M.; Benson III, Al B.

In: Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, Vol. 26, No. 1, 01.01.2017, p. 9-15.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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