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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.
FDA approves Gardasil for prevention of anal cancer

FDA approves Gardasil for prevention of anal cancer

NIAID scientists confirm antiviral activity of two lead compounds against HPV

NIAID scientists confirm antiviral activity of two lead compounds against HPV

Merck announces FDA Advisory Committee approval of GARDASIL for anal cancer and AIN treatment

Merck announces FDA Advisory Committee approval of GARDASIL for anal cancer and AIN treatment

Results from AMRI's on-going Phase I clinical study of ALB 109564(a) published online

Results from AMRI's on-going Phase I clinical study of ALB 109564(a) published online

In addition to anal and cervical cancer, HPV can also cause head and neck cancer

In addition to anal and cervical cancer, HPV can also cause head and neck cancer

Phase III data reveals potential of Merck’s GARDASIL in preventing HPV and HPV-related cancers

Phase III data reveals potential of Merck’s GARDASIL in preventing HPV and HPV-related cancers

Phase III study: GARDASIL prevents 77.5% of pre-cursor lesions to anal cancer

Phase III study: GARDASIL prevents 77.5% of pre-cursor lesions to anal cancer

IMRT and extensive safety measures can prevent radiation injuries in cancer patients, says oncology expert

IMRT and extensive safety measures can prevent radiation injuries in cancer patients, says oncology expert

Advaxis to collaborate with GOG in Phase II clinical trial of ADXS11-001

Advaxis to collaborate with GOG in Phase II clinical trial of ADXS11-001

Epitope spreading can get triggered by live, attenuated Listeria vaccine

Epitope spreading can get triggered by live, attenuated Listeria vaccine

Swinging 60s saw a rise in HPV related cancers

Swinging 60s saw a rise in HPV related cancers

Immunogenicity and safety of human papillomavirus vaccine in healthy boys

Immunogenicity and safety of human papillomavirus vaccine in healthy boys

Comprehensive assessment of burden of HPV-associated cancers in the U.S.

Comprehensive assessment of burden of HPV-associated cancers in the U.S.

Study finds increased risk of some cancers among HIV-positive people in U.S.

Study finds increased risk of some cancers among HIV-positive people in U.S.

Cisplatin found to be less effective than standard treatment for patients with anal cancer

Cisplatin found to be less effective than standard treatment for patients with anal cancer

Bones rendered more vulnerable following radiation therapy

Bones rendered more vulnerable following radiation therapy

Radiotherapy for certain cancers increases the risk of pelvic fractures

Radiotherapy for certain cancers increases the risk of pelvic fractures

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent excess risk of some cancers in people with HIV

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

Anal cancer is on the rise in both sexes

Anal cancer is on the rise in both sexes