Category Archives: anal Pap smear

  1. Getting to the Bottom of It

    via Positively Aware, by Gary Bucher, MD, FAAFP I have witnessed and taken part in the many changes in HIV care over the past 25 years. At the beginning of the epidemic, silence and fear was the name of the game. It took HIV activists taking control of their health care destiny to force the medical community Read More >>

    anal cancer, anal health, anal Pap smear, cervical cancer, HPV
  2. Description of a Pilot Anal Pap Smear Screening Program Among Individuals Attending a Veteran’s Affairs HIV Clinic

    via AIDS Patient Care and STDs Isabella Rosa-Cunha, Vincent A. DeGennaro, Rene Hartmann, Clara Milikowski, Andres Irizarry, Brenda Heitman, Orlando Gómez-Marín, Gordon M. Dickinson. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. April 2011, 25(4): 213-219. doi:10.1089/apc.2010.0233. Abstract Despite the higher risk of anal cancer among HIV-infected individuals currently there are no national or international guidelines for anal dysplasia screening. Read More >>

    anal cancer, anal health, anal Pap smear, HIV/AIDS, standards of care