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In Honor of Randy

We write in memory of Randy Allgaier, who died on Saturday, November 27th, 2010 after complications from treatment for anal cancer. We honor him for fiercely advocating healthcare equality for stigmatized diseases and sharing the anal cancer experience openly. For over two decades, Mr. Allgaier fought for equal rights, treatment and health options for the… read more

Calling on FDA to Approve HPV Vaccine to Prevent Anal Cancer

The Anal Cancer Foundation Calls on FDA to Approve HPV Vaccine Gardasil to Prevent Anal Cancer in Men and Women The Anal Cancer Foundation (the “Foundation”) testified November 17, 2010 before the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Related Biological Products to urge the agency to approve the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine,… read more

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