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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.

In Honor of Mom

One of the greatest challenges of starting a health organization for an orphan disease that few are comfortable talking about – anal cancer, and its primary cause, HPV – is deciding where to begin. It’s especially hard when people don’t even know what the disease is. When our mother, Paulette Crowther, passed away on April… read more

Thrive On!

We just returned from California, which is the only place in the world that’s having a worse summer than England. We met with thrivers (anal cancer patients) in Los Angeles and San Francisco. It felt so good to see the smiles on their faces when we told them what we are up to. We are… read more

HPV 2010 Conference Summary

The HPV2010 conference we just attended in Montreal, Canada, was a huge success. Every year researchers, clinicians, and government representatives gather from around the world to attend this HPV conference. Visitors share their latest findings, participate in workshops and meet others studying and working on the Papillomavirus. There was a good buzz regarding progress in… read more