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Support our 2021 Annual Fund

Support our 2021 Annual Fund

At ACF we have been reflecting on what a year it’s been—and all the good that’s been happening, thanks to you. Just this year, generous donors have made it possible for more than 800 anal cancer thrivers and caregivers to participate in our informational forums. These seminars allow cancer thrivers to overcome the enormous information gap… read more

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