U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Los Angeles, CA
A 37-year-old female asked:

How many new cases of anal cancer per year in the u.s.? how many anal cancer deaths per year? what % is female? what % overall is from hpv?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Anal Cancer: Estimated new cases and deaths from anal cancer in the United States in 2012: new cases: 6, 230; deaths: 780. Incidence rate was 1.6 per 100, 000 men and women per year. For example, 0.06% of men will develop cancer of the anus, anal canal, and anorectum between their 50th and 70th birthdays compared to 0.09% for women. Hpv is the leading cause and is detected in the majority of anal cancers.

Related questions

A 31-year-old female asked:
How long does anal hpv take to become cancer ?
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
A 76-year-old female asked:
Can HPV lie dormant f. 29 yr before becoming anal cancer?
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Last updated Oct 4, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.