Sarah Corrigan’s Fundraiser for the Maine Marathon

September 29, 2021

Running to Support ACPMP My name is Sarah Corrigan and my cousin Julia Rouse (age 37) is currently battling appendix cancer/PMP. I am fundraising and running on behalf of her and all who are battling this rare disease in the Maine marathon on Sunday, October 4, 2021 in Portland, Maine. We have raised over $5,400 so far for the ACPMP...

Additional Step Forward for Genomic Sequencing

September 3, 2021

In another promising development for cancer patients, Foundation Medicine announced this week that it has partnered with Epic to integrate Foundation’s genomic sequencing program with Epic’s electronic medical record (EMR) system. This collaboration represents an exciting step for AC/PMP and other cancer patients by facilitating physicians’ capability of ordering, receiving, and reviewing results of the genomic sequencing of a patient’s...

August Appendix Cancer Awareness Month Recap

September 1, 2021

  Today marks the first day of September which is bittersweet, as our first ever dedicated awareness month of August has officially come to a close. While the month of August has ended, please remember that awareness can and should be all year long! Appendix cancer is a rare cancer but it deserves recognition, funding, and research so that our...