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CDC: HPV-Associated Anal Cancer Rates by State

CDC: HPV-Associated Anal Cancer Rates by State

The CDC has recently published information on HPV-Associated Anal Cancer Rates by State: Click for more information.

In Honor of Bill Schoneman

The Anal Cancer Foundation expresses its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Board Member Bill Schoneman, who passed away on Sunday, September 22. Bill cared deeply about making life better for people living with anal cancer. Bill first became involved with the Foundation in 2011, a year after he lost Laura, his wife… read more

Catch the Latest: June 2013 Semi-Annual Update

SEMI-ANNUAL UPDATE FROM THE ANAL CANCER FOUNDATION We are forging a dynamic and comprehensive approach to improving the anal cancer patient experience.  In the last six months, we celebrated a series of firsts for our organization and the broader community.   Breaking Ground: First Anal Cancer Conference The International Anal Neoplasia Society (IANS), the medical… read more

NOMAN IS AN ISLAND: A race to raise awareness about HPV

NOMAN is an Island 2013: Row to End HPV – pits two teams of 5 amateur ocean rowers against each other to race across the Mediterranean from Barcelona to Ibiza on July 22, 2013. The route is 180 miles and the journey should take 3 days. Upon arriving in Port of Ibiza, the crews will be welcomed by friends,families and supporters for an Ibiza… read more

Register for the First Anal Cancer Conference

Learn about the latest in anal cancer research. Register for the first annual meeting of the International Anal Neoplasia Society, the world’s first anal cancer professional society! Location: Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco, California Date: Friday November 22 – Sunday November 24 Register Today:  Early bird pricing from April 1 – August 31, 2013    … read more

Purple and Green Anal Cancer Ribbon Images Available for Download!

A few weeks ago we announced via social media that purple and green won the anal cancer ribbon contest vote! We now have ribbon images available for downloading created by one of our star volunteers! Purple and Green Ribbon Purple and Green Ribbon with website Purple and Green Ribbon with “Anal Cancer Awareness” Purple and… read more

Foundation Represents Patient Voice at IPV2012 in Puerto Rico

The 28th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical Workshop was held in December 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The IPV conference is designed to bring together the best HPV experts in the world to discuss research from three perspectives: basic, clinical, and epidemiological.  This is the third consecutive year the HPV and Anal Cancer Foundation… read more

In Honor of Bonnie

As we start 2013, we will continue to raise awareness about anal cancer and HPV and work with our community to address disparities in health care and support for people living with these diseases. We also want to take a moment to honor our colleagues in the fight who have passed away this year. Albeit… read more

Two Families, Twelve Models, One Mission: De-stigmatizing Anal Cancer

The Behind Cancer Campaign Two families, twelve models, one mission: de-stigmatizing anal cancer. The De Nardos and the Almadas are two families whose lives were changed by anal cancer. Inspired by their personal struggles to cope and care for a parent suffering from the disease, the two families have teamed up to deliver the 2013… read more

The Foundation Expands to the UK

Consistent with our mission to reduce global suffering from anal cancer and the virus that causes the majority of its cases, HPV, we are happy to announce that the Anal Cancer Foundation has registered as a charity in England and Wales (Charity No. 1147457). The Anal Cancer Foundation aims to galvanize a global community of… read more