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The most up-to-date reporting and breakthroughs in anal cancer and HPV research, and the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation’s latest activities and events.

Creating HPV Awareness on BBC News

Creating HPV Awareness on BBC News

On HPV Awareness Day, 4th March 2019, the Foundation was invited onto BBC News to discuss human papillomavirus and the vaccine that protects against it. A segment earlier in the programme reported that HPV vaccination rates in BAME girls in the UK were less likely to be vaccinated against HPV than other communities. The interview… read more

Almadas receive inaugural Joe Biden Cancer Award

Almadas receive inaugural Joe Biden Cancer Award

On September 20th, Justine, Tristan and Camille Almada, co-founders of The HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation received the inaugural Biden Cancer Initiative FIERCE award for Exemplary Leadership. Nominated by a friend of the Foundation, they were honored for their efforts in changing the landscape for HPV and anal cancer. They were selected from amongst a… read more

Take a Stand to End HPV Cancer

Take a Stand to End HPV Cancer

The American Cancer Society announced Wednesday, June 6, 2018 that the organization is launching a public health campaign to eliminate vaccine-preventable HPV cancers, starting with cervical cancer. Their goal is to reach an annual vaccination rate of 80% of young people by 2026. It’s a daunting goal – but with the combined support of all… read more