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Anal Cancer

Healthcare staff think gay and bisexual men should be given HPV jab

Around two-thirds of professionals who work in sexual health think the human papillomavirus (HPV) jab should be given to men who have sex with men

Anal cancer rates quadrupled since mid 70s

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.

Therapy reduces death from anal cancer by a third

A CANCER RESEARCH UK trial has shown anal cancer patients who received a different form of treatment were a third less likely to die in the long term from anal cancer,...

Swinging 60s saw a rise in HPV related cancers

Rates for cancers linked to a sexually-transmitted virus have increased in the post World War II baby boomer generation according to new research* published in the British...