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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.

Major Breakthrough in Anal Cancer Treatment

Major Breakthrough in Anal Cancer Treatment

Dear friends, We have some exciting news for anal cancer thrivers and their loved ones: last month, for the first time in decades, therapeutic options for metastatic HPV-related cancers leapt forward. Results from a study out of MD Anderson showed that metastatic anal cancer patients had an enormous response rate (24%) to a new immunotherapy… read more

Thrivers in Action

Thrivers in Action

On Sunday, November 13th the International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) hosted a panel of anal cancer thrivers, entitled Thrivers In Action. The panel focused on what people who have experienced anal cancer are currently doing to “pay it forward” for other patients and families. The panel was moderated by Justine Almada, Co-Founder and Executive Director… read more

Justine Almada speaks as part of National Cancer Prevention Day

Justine Almada speaks as part of National Cancer Prevention Day

National Cancer Prevention Day is celebrated annually on February 4. This year, HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation co-founder Justine Almada was invited to speak on Capitol Hill as part of the day’s proceedings. National Cancer Prevention Day is a resolution introduced by Representative Steve Israel highlighting the efforts of Less Cancer, a campaign that strives… read more