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Anal cancer is a type of cancer which arises from the anus, the distal orifice of the gastrointestinal tract. It is a distinct entity from the more common colorectal cancer.
Study: Most U.S. adults are unaware that HPV causes anal, penile, and oral cancers

Study: Most U.S. adults are unaware that HPV causes anal, penile, and oral cancers

New test may improve the ability to diagnose riskiest forms of HPV infection

New test may improve the ability to diagnose riskiest forms of HPV infection

Prevalence of anal cancer precursors is higher in women living with HIV than previously reported

Prevalence of anal cancer precursors is higher in women living with HIV than previously reported

HPV vaccination rates are low, especially in HIV prone populations

HPV vaccination rates are low, especially in HIV prone populations

New immune-based therapy eliminates HPV in one-third of women with cervical precancerous lesions

New immune-based therapy eliminates HPV in one-third of women with cervical precancerous lesions

Study finds critically low HPV vaccination rates among younger adolescents in the U.S.

Study finds critically low HPV vaccination rates among younger adolescents in the U.S.

Advances in radiation treatment help prolong, improve lives of people with anal cancer

Advances in radiation treatment help prolong, improve lives of people with anal cancer

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

New liquid biopsy test confirms remission in patients with HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancer

Study findings could set new standard of care for advanced anal cancer

Study findings could set new standard of care for advanced anal cancer

HIV-infected Hispanics at higher risk of developing HPV-related cancers, finds study

HIV-infected Hispanics at higher risk of developing HPV-related cancers, finds study

New combination therapy shows potential in treating incurable HPV-related cancers

New combination therapy shows potential in treating incurable HPV-related cancers

HPV vaccines for boys in UK

HPV vaccines for boys in UK

Radiation therapy alone may be enough to treat older, sicker patients with anal cancers

Radiation therapy alone may be enough to treat older, sicker patients with anal cancers

Socioeconomic inequalities may affect outcomes for patients with anal cancer

Socioeconomic inequalities may affect outcomes for patients with anal cancer

Poorer socioeconomic status linked to lower survival from anal cancer

Poorer socioeconomic status linked to lower survival from anal cancer

Newest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study shows

Newest vaccine highly effective at preventing nine types of HPV infection, study shows

Breakthrough research could potentially improve detection and treatment of anal cancer

Breakthrough research could potentially improve detection and treatment of anal cancer

Researchers find racial and gender disparities in survival of patients with anal cancer

Researchers find racial and gender disparities in survival of patients with anal cancer

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the U.S. projected to decrease through 2030

Study shows women with CIN3 more likely to develop anogenital cancers

Study shows women with CIN3 more likely to develop anogenital cancers