Welcome to the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation’s fact sheets! These resources are here to provide you with information about anal cancer, HPV, and HPV vaccination. Please feel free to read these documents and share with community members and your provider. These fact sheets are not to be used as substitutions for medical advice or information, but serve as supplemental materials to review for your own personal knowledge.

The information is presented as downloadable documents that you may add to your library of resources.

Anal Cancer

 

Anal Cancer: The Facts

Information on anal cancer, testing, and treatment.

Anal Cancer: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Knowing the right questions to ask your doctor after a diagnosis can be tricky. The questions outlined in this document will help you develop a list of your own questions to better inform your anal cancer experience.

HPV

 

Common HPV and Anal Cancer Terms

Confused by some of the words used around anal cancer and HPV? Here is a list of some of the basic terms that may be used regarding anal cancer and HPV.

HPV: The Facts

Nearly all sexually active adults will have an HPV infection at some point in their lifetime. Here is information for those who have been affected by HPV and for individuals who want learn more about the virus.

HPV and Women: The Facts

Vaccination, screening, and follow-up are all addressed in this fact sheet.

HPV and Men: The Facts

Think men can’t be affected by HPV? Think again! This fact sheet explains how HPV impacts men’s health and how HPV can be prevented.

HPV: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Knowing the right questions to ask your doctor after a diagnosis can be tricky. The questions outlined in this document will help you develop a list of your own questions to better inform your understanding of HPV.

HPV Vaccination UK: The Facts

Here you will find information on vaccination recommendations in the UK, such as who can get vaccinated and when one should be vaccinated.

HPV Vaccination US: The Facts

Here you will find information on vaccination recommendations in the US, such as who can get vaccinated and when one should be vaccinated.

Note: These documents were reviewed by medical professionals July 2014.