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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.

A Shameless Opportunity to Win 10K for the Foundation

We would like to share a special opportunity with you to tweet or text your way to a $10,000 donation for the Anal Cancer Foundation. Three foundation supporters have signed up for Showtime’s Walk of Shameless competition. They were chosen to compete against 5 other teams to walk 12 hours a day on a treadmill… read more

Foundation Board Members write article for HIV Journal Achieve

The Anal Cancer Foundation is proud to participate in ACRIA and GMHC‘s journal Achieve. Foundation board members, Camille Almada and Nicoletta Bumbac contributed The Cancer That Dare Not Speak Its Name to the Fall 2011 publication focusing on Living With HIV. Achieve brings needed prevention and treatment information to the people living with HIV, their doctors, and… read more

CDC Routinely Recommends HPV Vaccine for Males

Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for routine use in males aged 11-12. The ACIP also approved routine catch-up vaccination for males aged 13-21. The Anal Cancer Foundation applauds the ACIP’s affirmative vote to routinely recommend the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for boys…. read more