CCSN welcomes back Helene Hutchings to discuss anal and colorectal cancer in this educational webinar. In this webinar Helene discusses the symptoms & risk factors of these cancers, as well as treatment options that are available. She also discusses prevention of anal and colorectal cancers and the benefits of peer-to-peer support groups.
There was a Q&A session following the webinar.
About the presenter:
Helene Hutchings is the Founder/CEO of Anal Cancer-A Bum Rap as well as a member of IANS (International Anal Neoplasia Society). Helene’s advocacy work extends beyond Canada as she is an international advocate for Anal Cancer Awareness, Pelvic Radiation Disease Awareness, particularly as it relates to sexual function. More locally, she is continually advocating for AIN (Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia) screening in Ottawa, Canada, the city where she lives. Helene is also a cancer survivor, having been discharged from the care of her Colorectal Surgeon in October 2013 and Radiation Oncologist in Sept 2014.