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The most up-to-date reporting and breakthroughs in anal cancer and HPV research, and the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation’s latest activities and events.

IPV 2011 Conference Summary

Executive Summary The 27th International Papillomavirus (IPV) Conference & Clinical Workshop took place on September 17-22, in Berlin. The Foundation attended this year’s IPV Conference to learn about the latest developments in scientific and clinical research along with public health related studies. Several studies piqued our interest; especially regarding the prevalence of HPV infection in… read more

Foundation Leads Organizations to Encourage NIH Funding for the First Anal Precancer Screening & Treatment Study

Although anal cancer is increasing at a rate of about 2% a year, no routine screening or treatment protocols exist to diagnose the disease in its early precancerous stages. Of course, there are methods that clinicians use to find anal cancer – including digital anorectal exams, anal pap smears, and high resolution anoscopies (HRA) – … read more

Application for Organizations Seeking Educational Grants Announced

**UPDATE: Due to high interest, the application deadline has been extended from August 5 to August 12. The notification date has been extended from August 31 to September 9.   Program Overview and Statement of Purpose The Anal Cancer Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization founded in 2010, serves to provide support for patients and families, raise… read more