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Learning, Connecting, and Advocating at the Anal Cancer Patient Conference

On September 25th, 2021, the Anal Cancer Foundation held the first virtual Anal Cancer Patient Conference. Recordings of the day’s events are now available on YouTube. Medical professionals spoke about anal cancer causes, treatments, and how to mitigate the various side effects of chemoradiation. We also heard from advocates who taught us, through sharing their… read more

Foundation-Supported ANCHOR Study Reduces Anal Cancer Diagnoses

Foundation-Supported ANCHOR Study Reduces Anal Cancer Diagnoses

A groundbreaking national trial has shown that anal cancer can be prevented by routine screening and removal of precancerous cells. What is the ANCHOR Study? The ANCHOR Study hoped to improve patient outcomes for people with anal precancer and cancer by finding the best way to stop anal precancer from progressing to cancer. ANCHOR stands… read more

Virtual Anal Cancer Patient Conference 2021

Virtual Anal Cancer Patient Conference 2021

We are thrilled to announce the first-ever anal cancer patient conference, which will be held virtually on Saturday, September 25th! Join other anal cancer patients and caregivers to learn, connect, and take action. Sessions will feature experts in anal cancer treatment and recovery on topics such as side effects, emerging research, pelvic floor therapy, sexual health, and nutrition. We’ll also have sessions on sharing…