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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.

Our Peer to Peer Support Programme: Your FAQs!

Our Peer to Peer Support Programme: Your FAQs!

We recognise that there is an urgent need for cancer patients (we call them ‘thrivers’) and cancer caregivers to find emotional support from people who have been through similar experiences. To meet this need, ACF relies on volunteers in our Peer to Peer support program, a free service we provide that matches anal cancer thrivers… read more

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