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Let’s Hear it for the Boys

Let’s Hear it for the Boys

Our very own Tristan Almada, Co-Founder of the Anal Cancer Foundation, sent out a loud rallying cry this week to push for gender neutral vaccination in the UK.   Right now boys in the UK are unable to get the jab in the public health system, leaving them vulnerable to three different cancers including anal, penile,… read more

2014 – the Year You Make a Difference

With the New Year, come new possibilities for engagement and participation with the Anal Cancer Foundation. Many New Year’s resolutions come and go, but engaging with the foundation will have a lasting impact. We are extremely fortunate that so many of our community members reach out to us and ask, “How can I help?” At… read more

2013: A Breakthrough Year!

2013: A Breakthrough Year!

Stand Up to Cancer & The Farrah Fawcett Foundation

Stand Up to Cancer & The Farrah Fawcett Foundation

Since the inception of the Anal Cancer Foundation, we have placed scientific advancement for HPV-related cancers at the heart of our efforts. To continue this central aim, we are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Farrah Fawcett Foundation (FFF) in a $1.2M grant for HPV-related cancer research. With… read more

The gift of a donation

Your donation will be the gift that keeps on giving. Don’t forget — your contribution is tax-deductible!

IANS Inaugural Conference 2013

IANS Inaugural Conference 2013

We are elated to report that the Inaugural Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS) was a true success! Only two years ago the Anal Cancer Foundation embarked on a path to provide experts in the field of anal precancer and cancer with a platform to come together to discuss prevention, screening… read more

A Reminder of Why We Are Here

A Reminder of Why We Are Here

Imagine what the world would look like without the invention of the smallpox, whooping cough, typhoid, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, and polio vaccines? The world has successfully and brilliantly used vaccines to control the spread of many infectious diseases—it is time we add HPV to the list in honour of all those that we have lost to HPV-related cancers.

Campaign to Vaccinate Males in the UK Against HPV

Campaign to Vaccinate Males in the UK Against HPV

Are you interested in ending the carcinogen, HPV, that is responsible for 90% of anal cancer cases? So are we! That is why we have joined forces with 22 other organisations to develop HPV Action, a platform to advocate for gender neutral vaccination in the UK. Click here for more information and to sign our petition

National Family Caregiver Month: A Survivor’s Thank You Note

National Family Caregiver Month: A Survivor’s Thank You Note

November is National Family Caregiver Month (NFCM).  During this month, we honor and say thanks to all of the family caregivers out there. We at the Foundation understand the important role family caregivers play in the lives of their loved ones. In the anal cancer community, there are many family caregivers who provide the strength… read more

The Next Step: IANS

The Next Step: IANS

Have you ever wondered what is being done to find new ways to screen, diagnose and treat anal cancer? Have you ever thought how wonderful it would be if your doctor had a network of knowledgeable colleagues with which she/he could discuss anal precancer and cancer? Or hoped that there would be more scientific information… read more