God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

Thoughts, inside, comments of a Catholic priest

POZ Magazine: HIV-Positive? Get Screened for Anal Cancer

All positive people can—and should—be screened for anal cancer, says a recent VA study.
Testing their HIV-positive clients for anal cancer, the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Miami found a high rate of precancerous anal lesions (and two cases of cancer)—nearly 15 percent, whether or not the clients had a history of anal sex. Many providers and researchers believe early detection and treatment can cut down on complications and death.

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http://www.poz.com/articles/Anal_Cancer_HIV_2634_20652.shtml

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HIV, AIDS and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and AIDS in Africa is often a challenge. Living in Africa has also its challenges. On the other hand I feel very much blessed having all the three. So you will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa and essential information and developments in the field of HIV and AIDS. And in between personal stories and thoughts. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me - blogs - "thinking loud" so to speak is a ways of communication and exchange of ideas.

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