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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: 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

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