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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

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