A Common Virus Linked to Anal Cancer

February 10, 2011

The New York Times

Paulette Crowther’s three children were grown and she was plotting a midlife career change when a routine colonoscopy picked up cancer, but not of the colon — of the anus.

The diagnosis was a shock. Ms. Crowther, a 51-year-old mother of three from New York City, had had no symptoms and was feeling just fine. It felt like a bolt from the blue. The cancer had already spread... Read More