Beavercreek, OH IC Awareness Walk Rescheduled

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Beavercreek Walk for an IC Cure has been rescheduled to August 22, 2020. Join us at Dominick Lofino Park in Beavercreek, OH. Sign up today at! Registration fee is $20 (includes a Walk … Continued

ICA is Here to Support You!

As we face challenging days and as the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, we want to assure you that we are still here to support you! The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is committed to ensuring that everyone who is living with … Continued

IC and Stress Management

Given that stress is a strong aggravating factor of IC symptoms, it is important to learn effective coping strategies and stress management techniques in order to prevent flares and maintain the control or remission of symptoms. Read more about IC … Continued

COVID-19 – A Letter to the ICA Community

We wanted to share a brief message regarding the emerging public health concerns posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We are closely monitoring updates from local and national public health authorities regarding the situation in communities where cases of the … Continued

Talk to Your Provider About Elmiron and Vision Changes

The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) is aware of recent studies appearing in peer-reviewed medical journals that show an association between the use of pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron) and retinal abnormalities (called “pigmentary maculopathy”). The relatively rare patient who develops this … Continued

Calling for Applications for ICA Board of Directors

ICA is calling for applications of knowledgeable, engaged, and inspired volunteers to fill positions to lead, advise, and support the activities of ICA by serving on its Board of Directors for a three-year term. The Board plays a leadership role … Continued

Walk for an IC Cure in Beavercreek, OH

Join us on May 2, 2020 at Dominick Lofino Park in Beavercreek, OH. Sign up today at! Registration fee is $20 (includes a Walk for an IC Cure t-shirt). Children under 16 are free (t-shirt not included). Awards will … Continued

Sign the Petition!

ICA needs your signature! Sign the petition at today and share the link with your family and friends and ask them to sign it. We already have over 2,500 signatures. Our next goal is 5,000. Make your voices heard!

More IC Awareness Walks in 2020!

ICA wants to show our love and commitment to YOU! We have been listening and the IC community has been loud and clear…“We want more Walks for an IC Cure!” We are happy to announce that more passionate volunteers have … Continued