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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.

Special Considerations for Anal Cancer Thrivers and COVID-19

There are still many unknowns about how COVID-19 affects certain populations. While cancer patients are at increased risk of illness from infection while going through treatment, the extent they are vulnerable to COVID-19 specifically is still unclear. If you have finished treatment, immune system functioning may partially or fully return. We do know that anyone… read more

Anal Cancer Awareness Day 2020

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… read more

A wonderful California evening to support ending anal cancer

A wonderful California evening to support ending anal cancer

On the evening of Friday, February 21, the San Francisco Bay Area anal cancer community came together at the Pixar Animation Studios campus to enjoy a pre-release screening of the new Disney Pixar film, Onward. Nearly 200 guests turned out in support of the Anal Cancer Foundation (ACF) and the UCSF Anal Neoplasia Clinic, Research… read more