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The most up-to-date reporting and breakthroughs in anal cancer and HPV research, and the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation’s latest activities and events.

Justine Almada speaks at the Capitol as part of National Cancer Prevention Day

Executive director and co-founder of The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation, Justine Almada speaks at the Capitol as part of National Cancer Prevention Day. Her speech advocates for prevention, new treatments, and patient support.

Adjusting to Life after Treatment

One of the most difficult times for individuals who have experienced a cancer diagnosis is the period right after treatment has ended. This is known as the ‘re-entry period’. This time can be anywhere from immediately after treatment ends to a year and a half after treatment. It can be a time where both the… read more

Thriver Perspective: Reflections on Celebrating the Big 5 – 0

Jane celebrates her birthday while raising anal cancer awareness. Being diagnosed with Stage 1 Anal Cancer at 45 years old, and subsequent Stage IV AC three years later, roused a fear deep within me and rocked me to my core. A sentiment understood by many that have been a part of this non-enviable “club”. My brave… read more