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Thrivers Share Testimony with US Preventive Services Task Force

In January, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) opened their draft research plan on anal cancer screening to public comment. This is the first time the Task Force has considered whether to recommend screening for anal cancer. Despite available treatments for precancer, anal cancer is not routinely screened for. Today, a correct and early… read more

2022 Virtual Patient Summit: 1 October

The 2022 Virtual Anal Cancer Patient Summit is an opportunity for anal cancer advocates, patients, and caregivers to learn, connect, and be empowered! Sessions will feature invited speakers: from oncologists to physical therapists, to thrivers who have faced anal cancer themselves. We look forward to bringing together the anal cancer community for a day dedicated… read more

Rare and Misunderstood: An IANS Annual Meeting Patient Panel

Rare and Misunderstood: An IANS Annual Meeting Patient Panel

On June 5th, the third day of the 2022 International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) Scientific Meeting in New York, a panel of brave and outspoken thrivers shared their experiences with the assembled medical experts, in a session entitled. “Rare and Misunderstood: Ten Years Later – Narratives and Perspective on the Anal Cancer Experience.” The session… read more