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Abnormal Anal Pap Smear, Dysplasia & Anal Cancer
Anal Pap Screening: Uses, Procedure, Results
The physicians navigated a tension between the need to avoid exposing their patients to additional uncertainties caused by screening and pre-cancer treatment, and the need to ensure that their patients did not develop anal cancer under their care. However, the high number of abnormal test results paradoxically reintroduced the capacity issues that the screening was meant to resolve. Dr Mark Gaspar of the University of Toronto and colleagues interviewed 13 physicians and two clinical researchers with experience of anal Pap screening from Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto. Human papillomavirus HPV associated anal cancer is now one of the most significant non-AIDS cancers that affect gay and bisexual men living with HIV, at a rate greater than times than in the general population.
Anal Pap smear
After reading this article, readers should be able to describe the changing epidemiology of anal squamous cell carcinoma, describe the components of an anal screening program, understand how anal-rectal cytology specimens are collected, prepared, and evaluated, and understand how abnormal anal-rectal cytology tests are followed-up. Cytology exam questions and corresponding answer form are located after this CE Update on page Sarah M.
HPV infection, abnormal anal Pap smear, anal dysplasia and anal cancer Abnormal anal pap smears, anal dysplasia and anal cancer are all caused by human papilloma virus HPV. What is human papilloma virus HPV? HPV is a common virus which can be transmitted sexually.