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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.
Oral sex linked to cancer

Oral sex linked to cancer

Anti-cancer shots for boys in the pipeline

Anti-cancer shots for boys in the pipeline

HPV vaccine can prevent 90% of genital warts in men: Study

HPV vaccine can prevent 90% of genital warts in men: Study

Merck announces publication of GARDASIL pivotal Phase III study data in NEJM

Merck announces publication of GARDASIL pivotal Phase III study data in NEJM

Men are more willing to receive HPV vaccine, trend may help reduce cancer deaths

Men are more willing to receive HPV vaccine, trend may help reduce cancer deaths

Merck announces FDA approval for GARDASIL against HPV-related anal cancer

Merck announces FDA approval for GARDASIL against HPV-related anal 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.