Category - Anal
This closed group offers support for people diagnosed with anal cancer. Anal cancer - during and post-treatment care support created jan 11, 2016 the link provided herein gives great advice for how to get through chemo and radiation. Anal cancer, an uncommon cancer, is a disease in which cancer cells are found in the anus. The anus is the opening at the end of the rectum (the end part of the large intestine) through which body waste passes. Cancer in the outer part of the anus is more likely to occur in men, cancer of the inner part of the rectum (anal canal) is more likely to occur in women. Connect with others in our free support groups led by oncology social workers. You may consider joining our general online support groups for people with cancer. Anal cancer treatments can have a direct effect on your sex life. After treatment, the way you experience sex may change, or you may feel self-conscious about changes to your body. These changes can go back to normal over time, but sometimes they are permanent. Affected by anal cancer? Join this group to share experiences and ask questions to people who understand what youre going through. For anal cancer survivors who smoke, quitting smoking is strongly encouraged. Regular physical activity can help rebuild your strength and energy level. Your health care team can help you create an appropriate exercise plan based upon your needs, physical abilities, and fitness level. Cars colon, anal, rectal (cancer) support - edina note due to the current coronavirus pandemic, minnesota oncology is canceling all support group meetings until further notice. The american cancer society has many resources that help support people with cancer and their loved ones. We can connect you with these resources, whether you are a cancer patient, caregiver of a person with cancer, community leader or volunteer, health care professional, or someone who wants to know about programs and services.