Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 12/12/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • 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[AJCC 2010]

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