Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 16th, 2001
"Anal cancers are thought to arise from squamous intraepithelial lesions in the anal canal, and women infected with human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV) may be at higher risk of anal cancer," according to Elizabeth A. Holly and colleagues at the University of California at San Francisco.
Infected women were much more likely than healthy women to have human papillomavirus (HPV)-related anal lesions, Holly and coworkers found.
More than a quarter of HIV...
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