Today, March 21, is Anal Cancer Awareness Day! If you have questions, please see our post on COVID-19 with special considerations for anal cancer thrivers.
Today is a time to spread the word to our community, members old and new: We are here to help you #kickcancersass.
Approximately 9,000 people will be diagnosed with anal cancer in the USA and 1,400 in the UK in the coming year. It is one of the fastest accelerating cancers in the United States.
Although an anal cancer diagnosis is daunting, we are here to help you along every step of the way. If you’ve already faced anal cancer, there are actions you can also take to help others in our community.
Educate yourself, get the help you need to feel better, and participate in our community efforts to save lives.
These tips and information will help provide you with the resources you need to manage your anal cancer diagnosis.
Hear directly from community members about their own experiences with anal cancer.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of anal cancer to advocate for yourself or your loved ones at the doctor’s office.
Side effects vary from person to person. Find out what you might expect and get tips on management.
Taking actions: How you can help #KickCancersAss
- Educate: Share our Anal Cancer Awareness Day tweets or facebook posts to help raise awareness about anal cancer
- Support a fellow thriver. Become a thriver or caregiver volunteer
- Donate. Make a donation to support our programs on behalf of the anal cancer community
Thank you for your participation and hope as we continue to fight anal cancer!