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.