Interstitial Cystitis Association Advocacy Goals

To advocate for research designed to find more effective treatments and a cure for interstitial cystitis (IC) by:

  • Expanding the federal research effort.
  • Spurring basic bladder research.
  • Funding pilot studies to give innovative thinkers a way to test their research ideas so they can apply for larger NIH grants.

How You Can Help
Write to your Congressional representatives and tell them your story. Also send a copy of it to

How the ICA is Working for You

Revised Monday, March 9th, 2015