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Partnering for change with the ANCRE center

Partnering for change with the ANCRE center

The Anal Cancer Foundation is proud to be partnered with several important institutions advancing the fight against anal cancer, and our work with the Anal Neoplasia Clinic Research and Education (ANCRE) Center is no different. ANCRE Part of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, The ANCRE Center is recognized globally for its pioneering work and… read more

What is the NCCN?

What is the NCCN?

So many of the questions we get from thrivers and caregivers involve some aspect of proper treatment guidelines. For medically accurate responses, we typically refer people to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). We thought it might be helpful to explain in one post what NCCN is and why its guidelines are the gold standard. NCCN is… read more

Kicking Cancer’s Ass: #1 Diane

Kicking Cancer’s Ass: #1 Diane

We’re pleased to introduce a new series of blogs. ACFs Kicking Cancer‘s Ass series interviews volunteers in our Peer Support Program and other stakeholders supporting our mission: to empower the anal cancer community and address the stigma associated with the disease. First up, it’s Diane. Being diagnosed with squamous cell anal carcinoma was quite the learning… read more