Anal Cancer: A Primary Care Guide to Risks and Screening

Infectious disease specialist Cristina Brickman, MD, MSCE, explains how common anal cancer really is, which HPV types are associated, which patient populations should be screened and when to start – and when to refer to a specialist. Videos demonstrate proper technique for anal cytology collection and digital anorectal exams.


February 22, 2021

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UCSF MedConnection

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Cristina Brickman, MD, MSCE

Cristina Brickman, MD, MSCE

Infectious disease physician

Dr. Cristina Brickman is an infectious disease specialist whose focus is evaluating and treating anal cancer. Brickman's research focuses on HPV infection, looking at which populations are affected and how it may lead to cancer, particularly ...

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