Study notes higher anal cancer rates in the U.S.

03/25/2013 | Reuters

A study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology found anal cancer rates in the U.S. grew from about 1 case per 100,000 people between 1973 and 1996 to 3 cases per 100,000 during the period between 1997 and 2009. Researchers said squamous cell carcinoma was the most common form, affecting 85% of patients. Researchers said better screening among high-risk groups may explain the increase.

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