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CURE’s anal cancer page is an extensive resource of cancer information featuring the latest anal cancer news, expert oncologist insights on the latest cancer treatments, oncology research, advocacy efforts, and medical data on anal cancer.

Novel Therapy Granted Priority Review By FDA for Treatment of Anal Cancer Subset

January 22nd 2021, 7:00pm


The priority review will focus on retifanlimab for the treatment of certain adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the anal canal who did not tolerate platinum-based chemotherapy. Currently, according to Incyte, there are no approved treatments for this patient population.

Anal Cancer: Locking Out an Intruder

August 24th 2020, 9:00pm


To halt the rise of anal cancer, everyone eligible needs to be vaccinated against HPV, which causes most cases of the disease.

Cancer Related Clinical Care of Sexual and Fender Minorities

February 25th 2020, 12:40am


Sexual and gender minorities are not receiving the same standard of clinical care as other patients with cancer.

Understanding The Relationship Between HPV and Anal Cancer

February 13th 2020, 3:36am


HPV and Anal cancer are associated with one another, here's what you need to know.

Friday Frontline: June 7, 2019

June 7th 2019, 10:00pm


From today’s top entertainers to racial disparities in access to pain treatment, here’s what is making headlines in the cancer space this week.

FDA Approves Age Expansion of HPV Vaccine

October 6th 2018, 1:05am


The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an expanded age indication for GARDASIL 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant), according to Merck, the manufacturer of the HPV vaccine.

Driving Research in Rare Cancers

August 7th 2018, 8:13pm


Research continues to drive the oncology field.

Down to the Almighty Dollar: Socioeconomic Status Can Affect Cancer Outcomes

July 25th 2018, 4:58pm


A recent study found that socioeconomic status can play a role in survival for patients with anal cancer.

NCCN Establishes Guidelines for Treating People With HIV and Cancer

February 27th 2018, 7:38pm


Treatment of HIV has drastically improved since the 1980s, but many of these individuals are still facing barriers to proper cancer care.

Immunotherapy Treatment Advances in Anal Cancer

August 3rd 2017, 5:34pm


More personalized approaches are being developed to treat patients with metastatic disease.