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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.
Treating anal precancerous growths reduces risk of anal cancer by more than half in HIV patients

Treating anal precancerous growths reduces risk of anal cancer by more than half in HIV patients

Study finds high rates of cancer among men living with HIV

Study finds high rates of cancer among men living with HIV

HPV-related cancers increase in U.S. counties with low-income, high smoking prevalence

HPV-related cancers increase in U.S. counties with low-income, high smoking prevalence

Time of starting antiretroviral therapy can influence tumor development In HIV patients

Time of starting antiretroviral therapy can influence tumor development In HIV patients

Removing high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions reduces chances of progression to anal cancer

Removing high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions reduces chances of progression to anal cancer

Mount Sinai awarded more than $4 million to evaluate anal cancer screening in high-risk women

Mount Sinai awarded more than $4 million to evaluate anal cancer screening in high-risk women

Vaccination program reduces HPV-related diseases in gay, bisexual men

Vaccination program reduces HPV-related diseases in gay, bisexual men

Study: Anal intraepithelial neoplasia is a precursor lesion for anal squamous cell carcinomas

Study: Anal intraepithelial neoplasia is a precursor lesion for anal squamous cell carcinomas

First-ever phase 3 advanced anal cancer trial opens for patient enrollment

First-ever phase 3 advanced anal cancer trial opens for patient enrollment

Study shows potential of new pinprick blood test for diagnosing HPV-related cancers

Study shows potential of new pinprick blood test for diagnosing HPV-related cancers

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

Research consortium receives $111 million NCI grant to prevent, treat HIV-related cancers

International trial shows better option for treating people with inoperable anal cancer

International trial shows better option for treating people with inoperable anal cancer

Study finds carboplatin-paclitaxel as the optimal chemotherapy for anal cancer

Study finds carboplatin-paclitaxel as the optimal chemotherapy for anal cancer

Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for HPV infection

Young sexual minority men do not fully understand their risk for HPV infection

NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit closes gaps in perspective of value in cancer care

NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit closes gaps in perspective of value in cancer care

Anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have increased dramatically over the last 15 years

Anal cancer diagnoses and death rates have increased dramatically over the last 15 years

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