News tagged with anal cancer

Anal cancer rates quadrupled since mid 70s

(Medical Xpress)—Anal cancer rates in the UK have increased by nearly 300 per cent over the last 40 years, according to new figures published by Cancer Research UK. ...

Jun 05, 2014
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Oncologist expands HPV research to anal cancer

A basic connection of statistics lead a researcher at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island to question whether women should be screened for anal cancer during a regular visit to the gynecologist, and what technique is ...

Jan 16, 2013
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HIV helps explain rise of anal cancer in US males

The increase in anal cancer incidence in the U.S. between 1980 and 2005 was greatly influenced by HIV infections in males, but not females, according to a study published October 5 in the Journal of the National Cancer In ...

Oct 06, 2012
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Too few girls get HPV vaccine against cancer: CDC

(HealthDay)—Parents and doctors can do more to protect girls from cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), say U.S. health officials who are concerned by lagging HPV vaccination rates among females. ...

Aug 30, 2012
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New cancer drug delivery system shows promise

A new method of delivering cancer drugs that could cut down on chemotherapy's side effects and boost the strength of the tumor-fighting medicine has shown promise, US researchers said Wednesday.

Apr 04, 2012
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