Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/15/21 (What's New)


  • Anatomic location of anal cancer is important for cancer staging (Figure 4)
  • Anal condylomata (Figure 5) have low propensity for progressing to malignancy but, they should be excised and submitted for histopathologic evaluation for diagnosis (Figure 6)
  • Staging (TNM classification) of anal carcinoma should be performed in accordance with AJCC criteria (Management Guidelines)[NCCN Anal]

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