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Mar
14

Prostate Cancer Petition Launched!

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The Petition to Make Prostate Cancer a national priority launched today. Read More→

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Mar
07

Anal Cancer and HIV

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Anal cancer is rare, but men who are living with HIV have an increased risk of developing it. It is associated with the HPV virus that causes anal warts and presents with bleeding, mucus, a painful lump or fecal incontinence. Many people have no symptoms. If you are concerned, for any reason, please see your health care provider.  Why worry.  Why wait.

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The ratio of uninsured gay individuals is 2:1 compared to heterosexuals. Read More→

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A new, highly drug-resistant strain of the “flesh-eating” MRSA bacteria is being spread among gay men in San Francisco and Boston, researchers reported on Monday. Read More→

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Dec
03

Anal Cancer

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Anal cancer affects men and women, but it has a greater prevalence among men who have sex with men. About 35 in every 100,000 gay and bisexual men develop anal cancer, compared to less than one in every 100,000 heterosexual men.
Anal cancers are skin cancers. The exact cause of anal cancer is unknown.   Read More→

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Nov
29

More on Gay Men & Human Papilloma

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Among gay men, there has been increased concern in the medical community over the spread of both hepatitis C and human papilloma virus or HPV. Hepatitis C attacks the liver and is associated with liver cancer. Spread of the virus through unprotected sex is rare but possible, and approximately 80 percent of those infected exhibit no symptoms. Among gay men, HPV infection can lead to anal cancer. Read More→

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