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Managing Side Effects from Treatment for Anal Cancer

Managing Side Effects from Treatment for Anal Cancer

Entitled ‘Taking Care of You: Managing Side Effects From Treatment For Anal Cancer’ on June 23, 2015 the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation held its first ever online educational event for the anal cancer community. We heard from a panel of thrivers (our word for survivors) and experts who work with thrivers. The thrivers discussed… read more

Online Anal Cancer Thriver Event

Online Anal Cancer Thriver Event

Anal Cancer Foundation is excited to host our first online anal cancer thriver event. The online platform will allow for anal cancer thrivers from around the world to participate in this educational community event. A panel of thrivers and experts will discuss side effects resulting from treatment for anal cancer and how to manage them…. read more

Spring is Thriving! Our Spring Update

Spring is Thriving! Our Spring Update

It’s been a busy few months here at HPVACF! Through your support, we are funding ground-breaking research for a cure, leading the movement to prevent HPV-related cancers, educating clinicians about the anal cancer experience and providing resources and support to thrivers.  Read on to find out about the exciting events we have been involved with this spring. Leading the British… read more

Stand With Us This Mothering Sunday

Stand With Us This Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday or Mother’s Day? No matter what you call it, or how you celebrate it, ultimately it is synonymous with one thing – a time to remember the selfless love of our mothers and the sacrifices they have made to secure our futures. From wholesome home cooking, ‘taxi’-services to and from an infinite number… read more

World Cancer Day and Winter Update

World Cancer Day and Winter Update

Today is World Cancer Day, a day when millions of people around the globe unite to raise awareness about cancer and work to make it a global health priority. “I am over 3 years post treatment and feeling great. There is no way you can put your body through this kind of treatment and not… read more

Don’t be Everyman, Be a NOMAN!

Don’t be Everyman, Be a NOMAN!

  DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO ROW THE MEDITERRANEAN OR BIKE THE TOUGHEST TOURS IN EUROPE? YOU COULD BE A NOMAN. NOMAN returns in 2015 with more epic events, and we’re looking for recruits prepared to push themselves to their limits to raise awareness and funds for HPV, HPV-related cancers, and gender neutral… read more

Testimony to Expand Vaccination to All Boys & Girls

Testimony to Expand Vaccination to All Boys & Girls

On 7th January, the Anal Cancer Foundation submitted a testimony to the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) in response to the Committee’s interim position statement and recommendation to offer the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to men who have sex with men (MSM) aged 16-40 at GUM (sexual health clinics) and HIV clinics…. read more

Foundation Testifies on Health and Women’s Issues

Foundation Testifies on Health and Women’s Issues

On January 8th the Anal Cancer Foundation provided testimony to the New York City Council’s Committees on Health and Women’s Issues regarding the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cancer. In addition to members of the Committees, medical professionals, and health care advocates, also attending the hearing were New York State Senator Liz Krueger, and New York… read more

Where can I find Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

Where can I find Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

This is the third of a three-part series regarding the benefits of physical therapy after treatment for anal cancer. The Anal Cancer Foundation is thrilled to have licensed physical therapist Dr. Allison Palandrani lend her expertise on this subject matter, focusing on pelvic floor physical therapy. See our latest update to this series which was posted August… read more

What to Expect from Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

What to Expect from Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy

This is the second of a three-part series regarding the benefits of physical therapy after treatment for anal cancer, focusing specifically on pelvic floor. The Anal Cancer Foundation is thrilled to have licensed physical therapist Dr. Allison Palandrani lend her expertise on this subject matter. See our latest update to this series which was posted August 26,… read more