The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine prevents cancer, but misunderstanding, stigma and confusion surrounding HPV and its related cancers continues to exist. This is leading to low immunization rates and the endangering of the next generation of boys and girls and the men and women they become. However, awareness is being raised through individuals like Speaker […]
Our second educational forum for anal cancer thrivers on May 13 in San Francisco was an unforgettable evening! With the largest gathering of thrivers to date and individuals coming from as far as Texas and Oregon, the room was filled with anticipation and hope as the evening began. Many came to learn from clinicians, while others attended to be […]
It is with great pleasure that we share with you a new exciting joint venture that we hope lays the groundwork for a cure of HPV-positive cancers. The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation joined with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), to announce the formation of a […]
The NOMAN Campaign NOMAN is an Island: Race to End HPV and Prevent 5% of Cancers raises awareness about HPV and vaccination through extreme sporting events. This year we have two new exciting NOMAN endurance events that will help eradicate the HPV carcinogen: one is a 30-40 day rowing race in the Pacific Ocean and the […]
Today, April 5th, we honor our mother on the four-year anniversary of her death. We lost Paulette Isabel Crowther because there was limited advancement in preventing and treating anal cancer and HPV-related diseases. Our mother’s strength, passion and perseverance continue to be a driving force behind all that we do. Since her passing, we have […]
Thrivers, caregivers, volunteers and staff gather for a day of thriver events! Last Saturday, March 22, the Foundation attended M.D. Anderson’s S.C.O.P.E. 5K and hosted a thriver meet and greet in Houston, TX following the run. The day was filled with camaraderie, support, and a feeling of togetherness. The run […]
We were confused, frustrated and scared when our mother Paulette was diagnosed with stage IV anal cancer – a stigmatized but preventable cancer. When she passed away, we swore that anal cancer and HPV-associated cancer would soon be a thing of the past.
The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation is dedicated to empowering anal cancer patients and accelerating prevention and research methods that eliminate anal cancer and the virus that causes the majority of cases, HPV
We need your help. Join us in the fight against anal cancer. Please donate today.
Support our innovative challenge campaign NOMAN is an Island: Race to End HPV. This summer we are rowing across the Pacific Ocean and biking through Italy to raise funds and awareness about gender-neutral vaccination.
Learn more at www.nomancampaign.org