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Silver Lining to My Anal Cancer: Sharing My Story to Save Lives
Anal CancerPatient StoriesHPV Infection & Cancer
Susie Sanchez remained calm on the outside after receiving her anal cancer diagnosis, but inside she was terrified, dealing with radiation therapy plus chemotherapy. She is now on a mission to tell people about the benefits of the HPV vaccine, which prevents anal cancer but wasn’t available to her when she was growing up.
Out of the Shadows
Anal CancerPatient Stories
Michele Longabaugh, who passed after this article was written, addresses the stigma associated with anal cancer and her battle with this tricky disease, which she turned into a blog, a book, and advocacy efforts to help others.
A Taboo Cancer: Anal Cancer Was Easy to Treat, but Tough to Talk About
Anal CancerPatient StoriesHumor & CancerHPV Infection & Cancer
When Page Leggett found out that HPV infection, a common sexually transmitted disease, had caused her anal cancer, she relied on her incredible sense of humor to get through that experience and start a conversation about this taboo topic.

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