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Foundation Encourages NIH Funding Anal Precancer 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

Foundation Leads Coalition Testimony on Male HPV Vaccination

The U.S. has terribly low HPV vaccination rates when compared to the United Kingdom and Australia. Reinforcing the testimony submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in February, we took action with colleague organizations this week to encourage the federal government to change that trend. Read the June testimony here. The HPV… read more