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How Can Physical Therapy Help with Anal Cancer Recovery?

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Anal Cancer Recovery?

This is the first of a three-part series regarding the benefits of physical therapy after treatment for anal cancer. The Anal Cancer Foundation is thrilled to have licensed physical therapist Dr. Allison Palandrani lend her expertise on this subject matter. See our latest update to this series which was posted August 26, 2020 on the blog. Featured… read more

HPV: A very real, but entirely preventable threat

HPV: A very real, but entirely preventable threat

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine prevents cancer, but misunderstanding, stigma and confusion surrounding HPV and its related cancers continues to exist. This is leading to low immunization rates and the endangering of the next generation of boys and girls and the men and women they become. However, awareness is being raised through individuals like Speaker… read more

NOMAN Rowers Pass Halfway Point in the Great Pacific Race

NOMAN Rowers Pass Halfway Point in the Great Pacific Race

After 30 days at sea, Team NOMAN have passed the halfway point of the Great Pacific Race, which is living up to its billing as the biggest, baddest endurance challenge on the planet.

Living and Thriving: an Educational Event

Living and Thriving: an Educational Event

 Our second educational forum for anal cancer thrivers on May 13 in San Francisco was an unforgettable evening!  With the largest gathering of thrivers to date and individuals coming from as far as Texas and Oregon, the room was filled with anticipation and hope as the evening began.  Many came to learn from clinicians, while others attended to be… read more

$1.2 MILLION CLOSER TO A CURE FOR HPV-POSITIVE CANCERS

$1.2 MILLION CLOSER TO A CURE FOR HPV-POSITIVE CANCERS

It is with great pleasure that we share with you a new exciting joint venture that we hope lays the groundwork for a cure for HPV-positive cancers. The Anal Cancer Foundation  joined with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF), and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), to announce the formation of a research team… read more

THE 2014 AACR CONFERENCE

THE 2014 AACR CONFERENCE

From April 5-9, we attended the American Association for Cancer Researcher’s (AACR) annual conference in San Diego, CA. AACR is a global leader in cancer research, and aims to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. The conference is attended by over 17,000 researchers, nonprofits, clinicians, government officials, biomedical companies each year…. read more

THE 2014 NOMEN CONTINUE THEIR INTREPID ADVENTURES TO END HPV

THE 2014 NOMEN CONTINUE THEIR INTREPID ADVENTURES TO END HPV

The NOMAN Campaign NOMAN is an Island: Race to End HPV and Prevent 5% of Cancers raises awareness about HPV and vaccination through extreme sporting events. This year we have two new exciting NOMAN endurance events that will help eradicate the HPV carcinogen: one is a 30-40 day rowing race in the Pacific Ocean and the… read more

Paulette’s Legacy

Paulette’s Legacy

Today, April 5th, we honor our mother on the four-year anniversary of her death. We lost Paulette Isabel Crowther because there was limited advancement in preventing and treating anal cancer and HPV-related diseases. Our mother’s strength, passion and perseverance continue to be a driving force behind all that we do. Since her passing, we have… read more

Running to Thrive!

Running to Thrive!

  Thrivers, caregivers, volunteers and staff gather for a day of thriver events! Last Saturday, March 22, the Foundation attended M.D. Anderson’s S.C.O.P.E. 5K and hosted a thriver meet and greet in Houston, TX following the run.  The day was filled with camaraderie, support, and a feeling of togetherness. The run was a morning event… read more

Spring into survivorship with two upcoming events!

Spring into survivorship with two upcoming events!

Two events in one season for anal cancer survivors and their loved ones!  We are delighted to announce we will be hosting a meet and greet in Houston, Texas and our second educational forum will be held in San Francisco, California! On March 22, 2013, the Anal Cancer Foundation will have a table at MD… read more