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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 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