Addressing the Risk of Anal Cancer in Baltimore City, By Dr. Leonard Sowah - HEALTHY CONVERSATIONS
Anal cancer incidence rates has been rising steadily among HIV positive gay men. Screening has been recommended by some groups whilst others debate the efficacy of screen procedures. This post describes the development of a screening program in an academic medical group and discusses acceptance of this by providers and patients. The author called for support of such program to help maintain options for providers and patients who seek screening.