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Many people who develop the most common type of anal cancer first had some patches of irregular cells. Your doctor may call these lesions anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN). Each year, a small percentage of people with AIN develop invasive cancer.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.