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Anal cancer 

Anal cancer
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Anal cancer
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10.1093/med/9780199237098.003.0010
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date: 22 February 2020

Epidemiology and presentation 526

Squamous cell anal cancer 528

Treatment 530

Rare. 4% of large bowel malignancies. Increases with age. Slight female predominance. 300 new cases per year in the UK. Incidence is higher in men who practice anal-receptive sexual intercourse.

Squamous cell cancer (90%). Three types of squamous cell anal cancer: large cell keratinizing, large cell non-keratinizing (also called transitional), basaloid....

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