ANAL AND RECTAL INFECTIONS AND CANCERS IN GAYS

hpv-kling2ALAN KLING, M.D

Dr. Kling is a recognized expert in the field of HPV treatment, Dr. Kling has lectured on HPV at Columbia, Cornell, Mount Sinai, NYU, Yale and many other medical centers, as well as at numerous national meetings. He is up-to-date on the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of HPV. Dr. Kling is the recognized go-to-person for HPV-related diagnoses in the metropolitan NYC area.
Dr. Kling’s private practice offices are located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The offices are comfortable, stylish, elegantly decorated and impeccably clean. You can feel reassured that your consultation and treatment will be performed by an accomplished, experienced, and well-respected board-certified physician.

Q: How common are anal and rectal cancers in the gay community?
A: Anal and rectal cancers are 30x+ more frequent in gays compared to heterosexual men. These cancers are also more aggressive and more resistant to treatment in gays when compared to heterosexual men.

Q: What is the relative frequency of anal and rectal cancer in the HIV+ population compared to the heterosexual population?
A: The incidence of anal and rectal cancer in the HIV+ population is 70x+ high in gay men than in heterosexual men.