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Old 04-08-2009, 10:25 AM   #1
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hpv/anal cancer link

does HPV cause anal cancer?

 
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Re: hpv/anal cancer link

I have read that yes, HPV is a (the?) cause of anal cancer.

 
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Old 04-08-2009, 12:11 PM   #3
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Re: hpv/anal cancer link

There are over 100 strains of HPV virus and of them only a few cause cells to become cancerous. HPV can cause anal cancer but only a particular strain, anal cancer is still quite rare.

 
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