Where is it held?
The clinic takes place at the Applied Medical Research Clinical Research Program unit (AMR-CRP), which is located at:
Level 4, Xavier Building
St Vincent’s Hospital
New South Wales 2010, Australia
For appointments please:
Phone: +61 2 8382 3707
Fax: +61 2 8382 2090
Who is seen there?
It is a referral-based service, which only sees people by appointment. If you think you need to be seen by the clinic, discuss the matter with your doctor first.
What happens there?
Patients are initially assessed for anal pre-cancers and anal cancer, using a variety of techniques including anal Pap smears, detection of High Risk HPV and high resolution anoscopy. Please note that this both a research and clinical facility.
Where can I get further information?
Follow the links for further information on this site:
- General anal pre-cancer information
- Digital Ano Rectal Examination (D.A.R.E.)
- Anal Pap tests
- High Resolution Anoscopy
- Anal cancer
- Information for General Practitioners
- HPV DNA Tests
Links to external resources
Resources specifically for gay men are at The Bottom Line http://www.thebottomline.org.au/
A series of more detailed videos can be found at The Seventh Planet: https://www.youtube.com/user/AnalNeoplasia/feed?activity_view=1
SPANC Clinical Trial
This is a research program investigating anal cancer screening technologies in homosexual men aged 35 years and over. The trial has now closed to new participants. Please visit the SPANC website for updates.