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A New Year (and a Slightly New Name)

Welcome to the New Year! We are looking forward to 2011’s potential for healing, building our organization and expanding knowledge and resources for anal cancer in the general public and medical community. We are proud of what we have accomplished since our mother, Paulette, died on April 5th, 2010. That is, in no small part,… read more

FDA Expands Gardasil Vaccine Indication to Include Anal Cancer

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday their decision to expand the use of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil, to prevent anal cancer and precancerous lesions. The Anal Cancer Foundation (the Foundation) testified in November before the FDA to urge the agency to approve Gardasil for the prevention of anal cancer in males and… read more

Foundation Attends Partnering for Cures

On December 14th and 15th, co-Founders Justine, Tristan and Camille Almada attended the FasterCures “Partnering for Cures” conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY. FasterCures is a non-profit think tank created by Michael Milken, the financier and philanthropist, who founded the Prostate Cancer Foundation, various education and economic initiatives, and recently enrolled in… read more